Philosophy Dictionary of Arguments

Home Screenshot Tabelle Begriffe

 Cross World Identity - Philosophy Dictionary of Arguments
Cross-world identity, philosophy: is an expression for the problem of how to determine the identity of an object by accepting properties that it does not have in the actual world. Is it meaningful to say that Paul could have been taller in a possible world than he actually is, or would Paul be another individual then? See also possible worlds, modal realism, counterpart theory, counterpart relation, counterparts, telescope theory, centered worlds.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Field, Hartry Cross World Identity   Field, Hartry
Hintikka, Jaakko Cross World Identity   Hintikka, Jaakko
Lewis, David K. Cross World Identity   Lewis, David K.
Quine, W.V.O. Cross World Identity   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Stalnaker, Robert Cross World Identity   Stalnaker, Robert
Wiggins, David Cross World Identity   Wiggins, David

Authors A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   Y   Z  

Concepts A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   Z