Notes to States of Affairs

1. For an outline of the “prehistory” of states of affairs in the sense discussed here, see Smith 1989: sect. 2.

2. Forbes goes on to refine and qualify this conclusion. Sentences don’t stand for states of affairs, but for abstract contents “abstracted” from obtaining states of affairs, see Forbes 1989: 137ff.

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