The Ontological Turn Misunderstood: How to Misunderstand David Armstrong’s Theory of Possibility

Metaphysica 5 (2):105-114 (2004)

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Daniel Von Wachter
International Academy of Philosophy In The Principality of Liechtenstein
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This article argues that there is a great divide between semantics and metaphysics. Much of what is called metaphysics today is still stuck in the linguistic turn. This is illustrated by showing how Fraser MacBride misunderstands David Armstrong's theory of modality.
Keywords semantics  modality  David Armstrong  metaphysics
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