Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Physical theory/Cresswell: their formalization does not need an explicit reference to the language. - (+) - possible worlds as models, not linguistic elements, only parts that can be gained from the area of the intended interpretation. - Therefore, possible worlds are no strict linguistic entities. - Then intensional model ...
I 52
If h is a topicality model of L, then for every deductive consequence α of E(L), wh ∈ V v (α) for every v ∈ N.
II 92
Theory/Cresswell: Problems arise from facts, they should not be caused by a theory.
II 162
Theory/possible worlds/Physics/Cresswell: one cannot simply limit the amount of possible worlds by his own favored physical theory which (the theory) one wants to admit. If one does that, one could not test one's own theory. - A physical theory must be rich enough to contain resources to define what the case would be if this theory was false.

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-23