Against deity theories

Brian Leftow

in God and Necessity

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199263356
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191741777 | DOI:
Against deity theories

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The dominant — indeed the almost universal—sort of theist modal metaphysics bases all of modal truth somehow on the content of deity. This chapter provides an extended argument that we should reject this sort of view if there is a viable alternative.

Keywords: God; deity; metaphysics; modality

Chapter.  20072 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion ; Metaphysics

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