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Time, Space, World

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/9780199576890.003.0003
Time, Space, World

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Alethic indices are relativizers of truth. Metaphysical indices are alethic indices which permeate the universe, and they include times, spatial points, and worlds. The conception of a possible world to be defended is contrasted with the actualist and Lewis's conceptions.

Keywords: actualism; Lewis; metaphysical; possible world; space; time; truth

Chapter.  13261 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics ; Philosophy

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