Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Possible World: entity that can be quantified over. There ist a dispute over the question whether possible worlds exist or are only assumed for purposes of proofs of completeness. See also actual world, modal logic, modal realism, realism, actualism, possibility, possibilia, quantification.
 
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Possible world/Schiffer: the speech of worlds allows to leave open how a causal link might look like - e.g. in all worlds, where A, follows B - supervenience does not help there.

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St. Schiffer
Remnants of Meaning Cambridge 1987


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-29