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Author Marcus, Ruth Barcan.

Title Modalities : philosophical essays / Ruth Barcan Marcus
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1993
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 266 pages) : illustrations
Summary These papers cover important themes such as extensionality, the necessity of identity, the conception of proper names as 'tags', essentialism, substitutional quantification, and possibilia and possible worlds. What emerges from them is a robust defence of quantified modal logic in the light of a host of objections, particularly from Quine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Metaphysics.
Language and logic.
Modality (Logic)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199833412 ebook