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Robert Stalnaker draws together in this volume his seminal work in metaphysics. The central theme is the role of possible worlds in articulating our various metaphysical commitments. The book begins with reflections on the general idea of a possible … weiterlesen
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Titel: Ways a World Might Be: Metaphysical and Anti-Metaphysical Essays
Autor/en: Robert C. Stalnaker

ISBN: 0199251495
EAN: 9780199251490
New.
Sprache: Englisch.
OXFORD UNIV PR

Oktober 2003 - kartoniert - 304 Seiten

Beschreibung

Robert Stalnaker draws together in this volume his seminal work in metaphysics. The central theme is the role of possible worlds in articulating our various metaphysical commitments. The book begins with reflections on the general idea of a possible world, and then uses the framework of possible worlds to formulate and clarify some questions about properties and individuals, reference, thought, and experience. The essays also reflect on the nature of metaphysics, and on the relation between questions about what there is and questions about how we talk and think about what there is. Two of the fourteen essays, plus an extensive introduction that sets the papers in context and draws out the essays' common threads, are published here for the first time.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; I. WAYS AND WORLDS; 1. Possible Worlds; 2. On What Possible Worlds Could Not Be; 3. Impossibilities; II. CARVING UP LOGICAL SPACE; 4. Anti-Essentialism; 5. Varieties of Supervenience; III. IDENTITY IN AND ACROSS POSSIBLE WORLDS; 6. Counterparts and Identity; 7. Vague Identity; 8. The Interaction of Modality with Quantifiers and Identity; IV. SEMANTICS, METASEMANTICS, AND METAPHYSICS; 9. Reference and Necessity; 10. On Considering a Possible World as Actual; 11. Conceptual Truth and Metaphysical Necessity; V. SUBJECTIVE POSSIBILITIES; 12. What is it Like to be a Zombie?; 13. Comparing Qualia Across Persons; 14. On Thomas Nagel's Objective Self

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This collection brings together important essays of consistently high quality by a leading contemporary metaphysician. The prospect of a collection offers the author the opportunity to take an overview of his work and to identify its core and unifying themes. And when this opportunity is taken, what is distinctive and demanding of our attention in the authors work emerges more clearly and the work itself emerges with added significance. Robert Stalnaker has taken this opportunity, and so Ways a World Might Be is a collection which stands as a genuinely valuable addition to his previously published work and to the literature of contemporary metaphysics. John Divers, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
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