|Actualism: in relation to worlds the thesis that only our own world is real. - Counter-position essentialism._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Existence / actualism / Nozick: possibilities that are not realized, do not exist. - What exists or does not exist are certain possibilities. Possibility / existence / Nozick: the structure of all possibilities does not exist itself, nor does it not exist! - II 155 if you wanted to refer to a mystical "exist and not exist" as "it aumed" you would only shift the problem. - Why should existence and nonexistence emerge of what aumed? - Def modate: the structure of all possibilities modates._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Philosophical Explanations Oxford 1981
The Nature of Rationality 1994