Oxford, England: Oxford University Press (1998)

A powerful challenge to some highly influential theories, this book offers a thorough critical exposition of modal realism, the philosophical doctrine that many possible worlds exist of which our own universe is just one. Chihara challenges this claim and offers a new argument for modality without worlds.
Keywords Modality (Logic  Realism  Plurality of worlds  Possibility
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Call number BC199.M6.C48 1998
ISBN(s) 0198237677   0199246556   9780199246557
DOI 10.2307/3071080
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