This book, one of the first full-length studies of the modalities to emerge from the debate to which Saul Kripke, David Lewis, Ruth Marcus, and. Plantinga, Alvin Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame. The Nature of Necessity. Print ISBN , doi/ Alvin Plantinga’s recent book [1] might better be titled “The. Nature of Necessity De Re”, for almost all of it is concerned in some way with modal propositions.

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plantina The above is a fourth grade summary of what I think Plantinga said. The argument is developed by means of the notion of possible worlds, and ranges over key problems including the nature of essence, trans-world identity, negative existential propositions, and the existence of unactual objects in other possible worlds. He also applies his logical theories to the elucidation of two problems nfcessity the philosophy of religion: The nature of necessity Alvin Plantinga Snippet view – Clarendon PressFeb 1, – Philosophy – pages.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Doug rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Daniel Guy rated it it was amazing Natur 22, The Metaphysics of Modality. The crux of the matter is this: I then use the concept of an essential property to give an account of essences and their relationship to proper names.


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This book, one of the first full-length studies of the modalities to emerge from necesskty debate to which Saul Kripke, David Lewis, Ruth Marcus, and others are contributing, is an exploration and defense of the notion of modality de re, the idea that objects have both essential and accidental properties. Finally, in the appendix, I address Quinean objections to quantified modal logic.