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Anti-Realism in Mathematics

Charles S. Chihara

in The Worlds of Possibility: Modal Realism and the Semantics of Modal Logic

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246557
eISBN:
9780191697609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246557.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses the implications of the modal theory developed in this book in terms of mathematics. It focuses on Mathematical Realism, because its own position regarding the ontology of ... More


Disentangling Semantics from Metaphysics

Robert Stalnaker

in Mere Possibilities: Metaphysical Foundations of Modal Semantics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147123
eISBN:
9781400842292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147123.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores the dialectic of the interaction between modal semantics and modal metaphysics. It begins by looking at three examples of places where semantic and substantive issues interact, ... More


Modality

Sandra Visser and Thomas Williams

in Anselm

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195309386
eISBN:
9780199852123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309386.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter offers a systematic account of the theory of modality that Anselm employs in his discussion of the problem of foreknowledge and freedom. It begins by examining his conception of ... More


Introduction

Ulrich Meyer

in The Nature of Time

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199599332
eISBN:
9780191760648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599332.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This introductory chapter presents the three main views about the nature of time. Temporal substantivalism claims that instants of time are metaphysically basic entities that form a one-dimensional ... More


Al-Ghazali's Philosophical Theology

Frank Griffel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331622
eISBN:
9780199867998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331622.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Islam

Al-Ghazali (d. 1111) is one of the most important theologians, philosophers, and Sufis of Islam. Born around 1056 in northeastern Iran, he became the holder of the most prestigious academic post in ... More


Conclusion

Ulrich Meyer

in The Nature of Time

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199599332
eISBN:
9780191760648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599332.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This concluding chapter briefly sums up the main arguments presented in the book, with a particular focus on the relative merits of spatial and modal accounts of time.


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