Explaining the necessary

Brian Leftow

in God and Necessity

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199263356
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191741777 | DOI:
Explaining the necessary

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This chapter rebuts objections to the general project of explaining the truth and modal status of necessary truths. It also explains the sense in which secular necessary truths depend on God and completes the case for the book’s theory as against deity theories.

Keywords: modal status; necessary truth; secular truth; God; dependence; deity theory

Chapter.  5611 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion ; Metaphysics

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