A Combinatorial Theory of Possibility / Edition 1

A Combinatorial Theory of Possibility / Edition 1

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by D. M. Armstrong
     
 

David Armstrong's book is a contribution to the philosophical discussion about possible worlds.See more details below

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David Armstrong's book is a contribution to the philosophical discussion about possible worlds.

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ISBN-13:
9780521377805
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Non-Naturalist Theories of Possibility: 1. The causal argument 2. Non-Naturalist theories of possibility; Part II. A Combinatorial and Naturalist Account of Possibility: 3. Possibility in a simple world 4. Expanding and contracting the world; 5. Relative atoms; 6. Are there de re incompatibilities and necessities?; 7. Higher-order entities, negation and causation; 8. Supervenience; 9. Mathematics; 10. Final questions: logic; Works cited; Appendix: Tractarian Nominalism Brian Skyrms; Index.

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