Kripke on necessity and identity

Philosophical Papers 27 (3):151-159 (1998)
It may be that all that matters for the modalities, possibility and necessity, is the object named by the proper name, not which proper name names it. An influential defender of this view is Saul Kripke. Kripke’s defense is criticized in the paper.
Keywords Kripke  necessity  identity
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DOI 10.1080/05568649809506584
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Saul Kripke (2010). Naming and Necessity. In Darragh Byrne & Max Kölbel (eds.), Philosophy. Routledge 431-433.

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