Recombination unbound

Philosophical Studies 84 (2-3):239-262 (1996)

Daniel Nolan
University of Notre Dame
This paper discusses the principle of recombination for possible worlds. It argues that arguments against unrestricted recombination offered by Forrest and Armstrong and by David Lewis fail, but a related argument is a challenge, and recommends that we accept an unrestricted principle of recombination and the conclusion that possible worlds form a proper class
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