A Combinatorial Theory of Possibility

A Combinatorial Theory of Possibility

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David Armstrong's book is a contribution to the philosophical discussion about possible worlds. Taking Wittgenstein's Tractatus as his point of departure, Professor Armstrong argues that nonactual possibilities and possible worlds are recombinations of actually existing elements, and as such are useful fictions. There is an extended criticism of the alternative-possible-worlds approach championed by the American philosopher David Lewis. This major work will be read with interest by a wide range of philosophers.

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 18mm | 258.55g
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New.
  • 1 b/w illus.
  • 0521377803
  • 9780521377805
  • 653,665

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