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Two Kinds of Logical Impossibiity

Sandgren, Alexander; Tanaka, Koji

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In this paper, we argue that a distinction ought to be drawn between two ways in which a given world might be logically impossible. First, a world w might be impossible because the laws that hold at w are different from those that hold at some other world (say the actual world). Second, a world w might be impossible because the laws of logic that hold in some world (say the actual world) are violated at w. We develop a novel way of modelling logical possibility that makes room for both kinds of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/209161
Source: Nous
DOI: 10.1111/nous.12281
Access Rights: Open Access

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