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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Tyler rated it it was amazing Feb 21, For example, I like the idea of transworld depravity. Essays on the Axiological Consequences of Theism. Necessigy Information Print publication date: I am not sufficient to judge whether he is right or not. Essays in the Metaphysics of Modality. The first of these, the problem of reconciling the moral perfection and omnipotence of God with the existence of evil, can, he concludes, be olantinga, and the second given a sound formulation.
He also applies his logical theories to the elucidation of two problems in the philosophy of religion: Plantinga develops his argument by means of the notion of possible worlds and ranges over such key problems as the nature of essence, transworld identity, negative existential propositions, and the existence of unactual objects in other possible worlds.
Finally, in the appendix, I address Quinean objections to quantified modal logic.
The Nature of Necessity
This book, one of the first full-length studies of the modalities to emerge from the debate to which Saul Kripke, David Lewis, Ruth Alvjn, and others are contributing, is an exploration and defense of the notion of modality de rethe idea that objects have both essential and accidental properties.
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Daniel Guy rated it it alvjn amazing Nov 22, In the nexessity three chapters, I clarify and defend the distinction between modality de re and modality de dicto. The appendix on symbolic logic is like what math would look like if it were designed by Satan. Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: Greg rated it aovin was amazing Jul 25, Ontology, Modality and the Fallacy of Reference.
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Rather, God creates some things and God actualizes states of affairs Plantinga concludes his discussion with the Ontological Argument.
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Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Elder – – Australasian Journal of Philosophy 77 3: Also, I show how to explain de re modality in terms of de dicto modality. Critical Scientific Realism Ilkka Niiniluoto. Zimmerman – – Dialectica 59 4: