What exactly is a 'true thinkable'? According to John McDowell, 'true thinkables' are identical with facts(1996:27-8,179-80). This seems, if i may, a bit truistic and am left with no concrete definition of a what a 'true thinkable' is. Here is a link where i first encountered the term 'true thinkable': https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/truth-identity/

  • The definition is given in the next sentence under your link:"Thinkables are things like that Socrates is wise regarded as possible objects of thought. For we can think that Socrates is wise; and it can also be the case that Socrates is wise". Thinkables are things that can be thought, if they also happen to be the case they are true (and hence facts). There is more on the nature of thinkables in Fregean and Russellian theories a couple of paragraphs down. – Conifold Dec 14 '20 at 7:53

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