De-Modalizing the Language

In Mojtaba Mojtahedi, Shahid Rahman & MohammadSaleh Zarepour (eds.), Mathematics, Logic, and Their Philosophies: Essays in Honour of Mohammad Ardeshir. Springer. pp. 391-409 (2021)
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Abstract

With the aim of providing an empiricist-friendly rational reconstruction of scientists’ modal talk, I represent and defend the following unoriginal idea of relative modalities, focused on natural ones: the assertion of physical necessityPhysical necessity of φ can be understood as the logical provability of φ from the background theoryBackground theory of the context of assertion. I elaborate on my conception of the background theoryBackground theory, and reply to a number of objections, among which an objection concerning the failure of factivityFactivity.

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