Divine thoughts and Fregean propositional realism


DOI: 10.1007/s11153-014-9445-6

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Ruloff, C.P. Int J Philos Relig (2014) 76: 41. doi:10.1007/s11153-014-9445-6


Anderson and Welty have recently advanced an argument for the claim that the laws of logic are ontologically dependent upon a necessarily existent mind, i.e. God. In this paper I argue that a key premise of Anderson and Welty’s argument—viz., a premise which asserts that \(x\) is intrinsically intentional only if \(x\) is mind-dependent—is false, for on a broadly Fregean account of propositions, propositions are intrinsically intentional but not mind-dependent.


Frege Propositions God Representation 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kwantlen Polytechnic UniversitySurreyCanada

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