Essays in the Metaphysics of Modality

Essays in the Metaphysics of Modality

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This volume collects the most important articles on the _ metaphysics of modality by noted philosopher Alvin _ Plantinga. The book chronicles Plantinga's thought from the late 1960's to the present. Platinga is here concerned with fundamental issues in mataphysics: what is the nature of _ abstract objects like possible worlds, properties, _ propositions, and such phenomena? Are there possible but _ non-actual objects? Can objects that do not exist exemplify properties? In this thorough and searching book, Plantinga addresses these and many other questions that continue to_ preoccupy philosophers in the field. This volume contains_ some of the best work in metaphysics from the past 30 years, and will remain a source of critical contention and keen interest among philosophers of metaphysics and philosophical logic for years to more

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  • Hardback | 248 pages
  • 157.5 x 233.7 x 22.9mm | 476.28g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0195103769
  • 9780195103762

About Alvin Plantinga

Alvin Plantinga is John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, and the author of Warranted Christian Belief (OUP 2000), Warrant: The Current Debate, Warrant and Proper Function (both OUP 1993), and The Nature of Necessity (OUP 1979).show more

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