This book, one of the first full-length studies of the modalities to emerge from the debate to which Saul Kripke, David Lewis, Ruth Marcus, and. Plantinga, Alvin Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame. The Nature of Necessity. Print ISBN , doi/ Alvin Plantinga’s recent book  might better be titled “The. Nature of Necessity De Re”, for almost all of it is concerned in some way with modal propositions.
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Tyler rated it it was amazing Feb 21, In the first three chapters, I clarify and defend the distinction between modality de re and alvinn de dicto. I found a lot of useful logical tools. Clarendon PressFeb 1, – Philosophy – pages.
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This book, one of the first full-length studies of the modalities to emerge from the debate to which Saul Kripke, David Lewis, Ruth Marcus, and others are necessitu, is an exploration and defense of the notion of modality de re, the idea natjre objects have both essential and accidental properties.
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