On individuals in branching histories

Synthese 188 (1):23-39 (2012)
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Against the background of the theory of branching space-times (BST), the paper sketches a concept of individuals. It discusses Kripkean modal intuitions concerning individuation, and, finally it addresses Lewis’s objections to branching individuals

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On the Plurality of Worlds.David Lewis - 1986 - Wiley-Blackwell.
From a Logical Point of View.W. V. O. Quine - 1953 - Harvard University Press.
Naming and Necessity.S. Kripke - 1972 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 45 (4):665-666.
Past, Present and Future.Arthur N. Prior - 1967 - Oxford, England: Clarendon Press.

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