Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Necessity, philosophy: different kinds of necessity are distinguished, differing in their strength. For example, physical, logical or metaphysical necessity. See also necessity de dicto, necessity de re.
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Armstrong II 155
Necessity / Hume: a) "cement" between "facts" as separate existences - actual nec.: unlike contingency - just between ideas.
Hume I 66
Necessity / Hume: n. of an action is not a property of this action, nor of the actor, but a property of the thinking being -. ((s) > Harman, ethics / action)
Hume II 246
Necessity / Hume: (empirical, for causality) is nothing more than an impression which is established under certain conditions - i.e. spatial and temporal link and repetition - nothing that goes beyond.
D. Hume
I Gilles Delueze David Hume, Frankfurt 1997 (Frankreich 1953,1988)
II Norbert Hoerster Hume: Existenz und Eigenschaften Gottes aus Speck(Hg) Grundprobleme der großen Philosophen der Neuzeit I Göttingen, 1997
AR II = Disp
D. M. Armstrong

Dispositions, Tim Crane, London New York 1996

D. Armstrong
What is a Law of Nature? Cambridge 1983

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