A Note on Morato on Modality and Explanation

Erkenntnis 82 (5):967-974 (2017)
This brief note critically assesses the central arguments in Morato’s recent contribution to the growing literature on Blackburn’s dilemma about necessity. In particular, I demonstrate that neither of Morato’s two novel reconstructions of the dilemma’s contingency horn succeed, since both turn on false premises; and, Morato fails to adequately motivate his own response to these reconstructions. The upshot is that Morato has set himself a pair of flawed problems, then offered a flawed solution.
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The Source Of Necessity.Bob Hale - 2002 - Noûs 36 (s16):299-319.
A Dilemma About Necessity.Peter W. Hanks - 2008 - Erkenntnis 68 (1):129 - 148.
A Dilemma About Necessity.Peter W. Hanks - 2008 - Erkenntnis 68 (1):129-148.

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