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Paradise for nothing? : a critique of modal fictionalism

Brock, Stuart

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Modal fictionalism is the thesis that possible worlds and possible individuals are fictitious entities of some kind or other and that the fictions about such entities are useful in so far as they are an aid to the analysis of our modal idioms. This essay should be seen as an attempt to defend a particular variety of modal fictionalism, a defense that falls into two main parts. The first-comprising chapters two and three-examines the different varieties of modal fictionalism put forward by...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-05
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10406

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