Analysis 77 (1):134-148 (2017)

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Christopher Hill
Brown University
Nina Emery
Mount Holyoke College
Abstract
In this critical notice of Kment's _Modality and Explanatory Reasoning_, we focus on Kment’s arguments for impossible worlds and on a key part of his discussion of the interactions between modality and explanation – the analogy that he draws between scientific and metaphysical explanation.
Keywords Impossible Worlds  Scientific Explanation  Metaphysical Explanation
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DOI 10.1093/analys/anw068
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