Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Barcan formula: claims that from the fact that it is possible that an object has a certain property it follows that this object exists. The formula is valid only in a few systems. See also modal logic.

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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Bigelow, John Barcan-Formula   Bigelow, John
Cresswell, M.J. Barcan-Formula   Cresswell, M.J.
Kripke, Saul Aaron Barcan-Formula   Kripke, Saul Aaron
Quine, Willard Van Orman Barcan-Formula   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Stalnaker, R. Barcan-Formula   Stalnaker, R.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-22