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  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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But not every possible world is a possible state of affairs. Jacobs – – Philosophical Studies 2: References to this book Spreading the Word: This is a reissue of a book which is an exploration and defence of the notion of modality ‘de re’, the idea that objects have both essential and accidental properties.
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The Nature of Necessity by Alvin Plantinga
Plantinga takes a brief detour and clarifies what we mean necessitj creation. Plantinga is widely known for his work in philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics and Christian apologetics. No trivia or quizzes yet.
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Academic Skip to main content. Essays in the Metaphysics of Modality. For much of the book I felt like I was up against a bature 97 boss, and I’m only at level The author develops the notion of possible worlds, discusses the question of trans-wrold identity and the nature of individuals, and considers the Problem of Evil and the Ontological Argument. Natural Law Anver M.
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The Nature of Necessity
Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: Kevin Diller – – Faith and Philosophy 25 1: Chase rated nceessity it was amazing Mar 04, Desmon Dunn rated it it was amazing Sep 14, In the final chapters Professor Plantinga applies his logical theories to the clarification of two problems in the philosophy of religion – the Problem of Evil and the Ontological Argument. Alvin Plantinga University of Notre Dame.
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