Propositional Contingentism

Review of Symbolic Logic 9 (1):123-142 (2016)
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Peter Fritz
University of Oslo
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According to propositional contingentism, it is contingent what propositions there are. This paper presents two ways of modeling contingency in what propositions there are using two classes of possible worlds models. The two classes of models are shown to be equivalent as models of contingency in what propositions there are, although they differ as to which other aspects of reality they represent. These constructions are based on recent work by Robert Stalnaker; the aim of this paper is to explain, expand, and, in one aspect, correct Stalnaker's discussion.
Keywords Propositions  Contingentism  Robert Stalnaker
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DOI 10.1017/S1755020315000325
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