Chapter

Kinds of Necessity

Richard Swinburne

in The Coherence of Theism

Published in print March 1993 | ISBN: 9780198240709
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598586 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198240708.003.0013

Series: Clarendon Library of Logic and Philosophy

Kinds of Necessity

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An analysis is provided of different kinds of necessity: logical necessity (or analyticity), a posterior necessity, the necessity of the past, causal ultimacy, everlasting existence, and physical necessity.

Keywords: analyticity; causal ultimacy; logical necessity; necessity; physical necessity

Chapter.  8765 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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