Journal of Critical Analysis 9 (2):35-40 (1992)

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Pieranna Garavaso
University of Minnesota, Morris
Abstract
In a recent contribution to the discussion of the necessary and the apriori, Philip Kitcher claims that "appropriate insertion of 'actual' and 'actually' can yield a necessary true sentence from anyl true sentence." The general thrust of Kitcher's discussion is the denial of the equivalence of necessity and apriority. I do not discuss any of the epistemological issues that are discussed by Kitcher. The focus of this paper is on the above quoted claim. What follows illustrate my reasons for doubting the correctness of this claim.
Keywords Metaphysics  Actuality  Necessity  Kripke  Kitcher
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ISBN(s) 0022-0213
DOI 10.5840/jcritanal1992921
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