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Lewis's Modal Realism: A Reply to Naylor's "a Note on David Lewis's Realism About Possible Worlds"

  • Sharlow M
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This note is a reply to margery bedford naylor's "a note on david lewis's realism about possible worlds" ("analysis", ja 1986, 28-29). naylor asks why, if we accept david lewis's argument for real possible worlds ("counterfactuals", blackwell, 1973, 84), we should not accept an analogous argument for impossible worlds. i argue that the latter argument is invalid on the modal realist account of possibility and thus has no force for an adherent of lewis.

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Sharlow, M. F. (1988). Lewis’s Modal Realism: A Reply to Naylor’s “a Note on David Lewis’s Realism About Possible Worlds.” Analysis, 48 13–15.

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