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Description - A Combinatorial Theory of Possibility by D. M. Armstrong

David Armstrong's book is a contribution to the philosophical discussion about possible worlds. Taking Wittgenstein's Tractatus as his point of departure, Professor Armstrong argues that nonactual possibilities and possible worlds are recombinations of actually existing elements, and as such are useful fictions. There is an extended criticism of the alternative-possible-worlds approach championed by the American philosopher David Lewis. This major work will be read with interest by a wide range of philosophers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521377805
ISBN-10: 0521377803
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 10mm)
Pages: 172
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 29-Sep-1989
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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