An inconvenient modal truth

Analysis 74 (4):575-577 (2014)
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There is a de re modal truth that proves inconvenient for the canonical Lewisian theory of modality. For this truth requires on that theory, the existence of things (counterparts) that exist in distinct worlds but are also spatiotemporally related

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Counterparts of persons and their bodies.David Lewis - 1971 - Journal of Philosophy 68 (7):203-211.

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