Kripke on necessity and identity

Philosophical Papers 27 (3):151-159 (1998)

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Charles Sayward
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Abstract
It may be that all that matters for the modalities, possibility and necessity, is the object named by the proper name, not which proper name names it. An influential defender of this view is Saul Kripke. Kripke’s defense is criticized in the paper.
Keywords Kripke  necessity  identity
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DOI 10.1080/05568649809506584
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Naming and Necessity.Saul Kripke - 1980 - In Darragh Byrne & Max Kölbel (eds.), Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 431-433.

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