Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Cross-world identity, philosophy: is an expression for the problem of how to determine the identity of an object by accepting properties that it does not have in the actual world. Is it meaningful to say that Paul could have been taller in a possible world than he actually is, or would Paul be another individual then? See also possible worlds, modal realism, counterpart theory, counterpart relation, counterparts, telescope theory, centered worlds.

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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
Field, Hartry Cross World Identity   Field, Hartry
Hintikka, J. Cross World Identity   Hintikka, J.
Lewis, David Cross World Identity   Lewis, David
Quine, Willard Van Orman Cross World Identity   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Stalnaker, R. Cross World Identity   Stalnaker, R.
Wiggins, D. Cross World Identity   Wiggins, D.


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-18