Article first published online: 13 APR 2007
Volume 2, Issue 3, pages 428–444, May 2007
How to Cite
Rayo, A. (2007), Ontological Commitment. Philosophy Compass, 2: 428–444. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-9991.2007.00080.x
- Issue published online: 13 APR 2007
- Article first published online: 13 APR 2007
- Philosophy Compass 2/3 (2007): 428–444, 10.1111/j.1747-9991.2007.00080.x
The paper has two main objectives. On the one hand, I offer an elucidation of the notion of ontological commitment. On the other, I assess the adequacy of criteria of ontological commitment for different languages. The paper ends with some speculative remarks about the significance of ontological commitment.