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Counterpart theory and the paradox of occasional identity

Schwarz, W.


Counterpart theory is often advertised by its track record at solving metaphysical puzzles. Here I focus on puzzles of occasional identity, wherein distinct individuals at one world or time appear to be identical at another world or time. To solve these puzzles, the usual interpretation rules of counterpart theory must be extended beyond the simple language of quantified modal logic. I present a more comprehensive semantics that allows talking about specific times and worlds, that takes into...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-10
Type: Journal article
Source: Mind
DOI: 10.1093/mind/fzu143


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