Berkeley's contingent necessities

Philosophia 37 (3):361-372 (2009)
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Daniel Flage
James Madison University
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The paper provides an account of necessary truths in Berkeley based upon his divine language model. If the thesis of the paper is correct, not all Berkeleian necessary truths can be known a priori.
Keywords George Berkley  Necessity  Truth  Language  Divine language  Science  Laws of nature
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DOI 10.1007/s11406-008-9146-4
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