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Prior on the Construction of Possible Worlds and Instants

Kit Fine

in Modality and Tense

Published in print July 2005 | ISBN: 9780199278701
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603105 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199278709.003.0005
Prior on the Construction of Possible Worlds and Instants

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It is shown how the modal actualist might make sense of quantification over possible worlds and the tense-logical presentist might make sense of quantification over instants.

Keywords: essence; existence; instants; modality; possible worlds; propositions; reduction; sets; tense; truth

Chapter.  21826 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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