Mind 109 (433):81-91 (2000)

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Arif Ahmed
Cambridge University
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The paper argues against Bob Hale's (1999) argument that enquirers must regard some truths as necessary truths. Hale's argument against Quinean skepticism. like many similar arguments due to McFetridge, Wright and others, involves a quantifier shift fallacy.
Keywords Logical necessity  Counterfactual reasoning
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DOI 10.1093/mind/109.433.81
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