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Published: 15 March 1979

272 Pages

ISBN: 9780198244141

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The Nature of Necessity

Alvin Plantinga

A Clarendon Press Publication

Clarendon Library of Logic and Philosophy

Explores and defends the motion of modality de re, the idea that objects have both essential and accidental properties. The author develops the notion of possible worlds, discusses the question of trans-wrold identity and the nature of individuals, and considers the Problem of Evil and the Ontological Argument.