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Introduction

Robert C. Stalnaker

in Ways a World Might Be

Published in print August 2003 | ISBN: 9780199251483
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602320 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199251487.003.0001
 Introduction

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This introductory chapter presents an overview of the papers included in this book. The author begins with a discussion on what metaphysics is. He observes recurring themes in his papers that echo the philosophies of W.V. Quine and David Lewis, and cites a mix of agreements and disagreements between Lewis and himself on both substantive and methological issues.

Keywords: methaphysics; W.V. Quine; David Lewis; philosophy

Chapter.  11028 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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