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Introduction

Gordon Belot

in Geometric Possibility

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199595327
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729157 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595327.003.0001
Introduction

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This Introduction provides a brief introduction and overview. It includes a brief introduction to the substantival‐relational debate and a sketch of modal relationalism. It is argued that modal relationalism cannot jointly satisfy three desirable desiderata. An overview of the argumentative strategy of the following chapters is presented.

Keywords: substantivalism; relationalism; modality; laws of nature

Chapter.  2481 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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