Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Possible World: entity that can be quantified over. There ist a dispute over the question whether possible worlds exist or are only assumed for purposes of proofs of completeness. See also actual world, modal logic, modal realism, realism, actualism, possibility, possibilia, quantification.
 
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Poundstone, W.
 
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Possible Worlds I 206
possible world / Poundstone: modified arithmetic is true in no possible world - Kripke: "Gold has the atomic number 79" is true in every world.
W. Poundstone
I W. Poundstone Im Labyrinth des Denkens, Reinbek 1995


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-24