# Truthmakers and Truthbearers

A video explaining what truthmakers and truthbearers (sentences propositions, beliefs etc.) are, but also explicating several problems and objections to various theories of truthmakers and truthbearers. Including the Virtue theory of truthmakers, the entailment theory of truthmakers, the axiomatic theory of truthmakers, the grounding theory of truthmakers and more! Also included here is a description of several positions regarding truthbearers including Maximalism and Optimalism.

This is a long video, so here’s a guide:

00:00 Introduction

01:17 Truthbearer Basics

04:15 Truthmaker Theories

04:41 Virtue Theory

05:25 Entailment Theory

11:41 Necessitation Theory

14:09 Projection Theory

16:03 Essentialism Theory

17:46 Axiomatic Theory

20:00 Grounding Theory

23:53 Truthbearer Theories

24:36 Maximalism

34:04 Optimalism

35:30 Truth Supervenes on Being