Contingent identity

Date

2013

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Schwarz, Wolfgang

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Wiley-Blackwell

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It is widely held that if an object a is identical (or non-identical) to an object b, then it is necessary that a is identical (non-identical) to b. This view is supported an argument from Leibniz's Law and a popular conception of de re modality. On the o

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Philosophy Compass

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10.1111/phc3.12028

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2037-12-31