Conceivability and Possibility

Conceivability and Possibility

by John Hawthorne
     
 

The capacity to represent things to ourselves as possible plays a crucial role both in everyday thinking and in philosophical reasoning; this volume offers much-needed philosophical illumination of conceivability, possibility, and the relations between them.

Overview

The capacity to represent things to ourselves as possible plays a crucial role both in everyday thinking and in philosophical reasoning; this volume offers much-needed philosophical illumination of conceivability, possibility, and the relations between them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198250906
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Tamar Szabo Gendler is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Syracuse University and John Hawthorne is Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University.

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