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This Side of Paradox (1993)

Nathan Salmon

in Metaphysics, Mathematics, and Meaning

Published in print November 2005 | ISBN: 9780199284719
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603235 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199284717.003.0010
 This Side of Paradox (1993)

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Salmon’s critique of the conventional wisdom concerning the logic of what might have been is defended against Timothy Williamson’s rejoinder. It is argued that Williamson’s variation of Salmon’s modal paradox, properly understood, yields further support for Salmon’s solution over Williamson’s.

Keywords: modality; necessity; possibility; Williamson; world

Chapter.  6017 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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