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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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Jackson, Frank C.
 
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Frank C. Jackson
Possible Worlds Black I 72f
Possible worlds/Jackson/Schwarz: the obligation to possible worlds is also there, when one speaks in the everyday language about possible options. But, like one counts his change money, one does not need a sophisticated metaphysics for it. (Jackson, 1998a, 11).

Jack I
F. C. Jackson
From Metaphysics to Ethics: A Defence of Conceptual Analysis Oxford 2000

Bla I
Max Black
Bedeutung und Intention
In
Handlung, Kommunikation, Bedeutung, G. Meggle (Hg), Frankfurt/M 1979

Bla II
M. Black
Sprache M√ľnchen 1973

Bla III
M. Black
The Prevalence of Humbug Ithaca/London 1983


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