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Modal Realism

Takashi Yagisawa

in Worlds and Individuals, Possible and Otherwise

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780199576890
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191722301 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576890.003.0002
Modal Realism

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Modal realism says that possible worlds and possible individuals, both actual and non-actual, are real. A non-Lewisian version of modal realism which models possible worlds after temporal and spatial points is sketched and endorsed.

Keywords: Lewis; modal realism; possible world

Chapter.  8123 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics ; Philosophy

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