On the Inflation of Necessities

Metaphysica 13 (1):51-54 (2012)

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Peter Baumann
Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München
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This brief paper argues that Kripke’s thesis of the necessity of origin has some implausible consequences
Keywords Kripke  Necessity of origin  Ancestor relation
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DOI 10.1007/s12133-012-0092-z
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Naming and Necessity.Saul A. Kripke - 1980 - Harvard University Press.
Naming and Necessity.Saul Kripke - 1980 - In Darragh Byrne & Max Kölbel (eds.), Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 431-433.
On the Necessity of Origin.Colin McGinn - 1976 - Journal of Philosophy 73 (5):127-135.

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