1st Edition

Possible Worlds





ISBN 9780415155564
Published October 18, 2002 by Routledge
400 Pages

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Book Description

Possible Worlds presents the first up-to-date and comprehensive examination of one of the most important topics in metaphysics. John Divers considers the prevalent philosophical positions, including realism, antirealism and the work of important writers on possible worlds such as David Lewis, evaluating them in detail.

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Biography

John Divers is senior lecturer in philosophy at the University of Leeds. He has written many journal articles on modality and analytic philosophy which have appeared in journals such as Mind, Nous, Synthese, Philosophical Studies, Analysis, Australasian Journal of Philosophy and the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society.

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'An impressive work ... It provides a systematic and comprehensive discussion that will be of great help for all doing research in the area, and would make the basis for a great graduate seminar. Highly recommended!' - Mind