Introduction: Conceivability and possibility

In T. Szabó Gendler & John Hawthorne (eds.), Conceivability and Possibility. Oxford University Press 1--70 (2002)
To what extent and how is conceivability a guide to possibility? This essay explores general philosophical issues raised by this question, and critically surveys responses to it by Descartes, Hume, Kripke and "two-dimensionalists."
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