Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Existence, philosophy, logic: the fact that there is something to which properties can be attributed. That does not mean that something has to be given immediately or can be perceived by the senses. See also ontology, properties, predicates, existence statements, realism, quantification, ascription.
 
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Cresswell, M.J.
 
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Existence I HC 155
Existence / Possible Worlds/ Modal Logic/ Hughes / Cresswell / (s): here it is about properties that occur in worlds, although the items (bearers of these properties), do not exist (here as individual variables) in these worlds.

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

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-30