Takashi Yagisawa

in Worlds and Individuals, Possible and Otherwise

Published in print December 2009 | ISBN: 9780199576890
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191722301 | DOI:

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The notion of things being actually thus-and-so (actual so-sein) is primitive. The actual world is a world at which things are actually a certain way. ‘Actually’, ‘presently’, and ‘here’ function analogously. The distinction between the rigid and non-rigid senses of ‘actually’ is important.

Keywords: actual; here; present; rigid; so-sein; world

Chapter.  5644 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics ; Philosophy

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