Non-secular modalities

Brian Leftow

in God and Necessity

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199263356
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191741777 | DOI:
Non-secular modalities

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So far, the theory has covered only the modal status of secular propositions. The non-secular include those of pure logic and mathematics and those involving God, divine attributes, and so on. This chapter provides a theory of their modal status. It focusses particularly on the claims that God’s existence is possible and necessary, which it argues to be the key to the others’ status.

Keywords: God; modal status; secular proposition; non-secular proposition; logic; mathematics; possible; necessary

Chapter.  4786 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion ; Metaphysics

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