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Possibility

Author: Michael Jubien
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Possibility is a philosophical treatise on the metaphysical concepts of possibility and necessity. Jubien rejects the idea of possible worlds, and starts instead the notion of a physical object and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Jubien
ISBN: 9780199596287 019959628X 9780199232789 0199232784
OCLC Number: 974172214
Description: xv, 211 p. ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Concrete Entities ; 2. Abstract Entities ; 3. Against Possible Worlds ; 4. The Core Analysis ; 5. Proper Names ; 6. Fictional Names ; 7. Natural Kind Terms
Responsibility: Michael Jubien.

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an excellent example of the contemporary approach in which the philosopher puts metaphysics first... The degree of clarity of intent and execution is such that there is (I think) little scope for the Read more...

 
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