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On the Plurality of Worlds by David Lewis
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On the Plurality of Worlds (edition 2001)

by David Lewis

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This book is a defense of modal realism; the thesis that our world is but one of a plurality of worlds, and that the individuals that inhabit our world are only a few out of all the inhabitants of all the worlds. Lewis argues that the philosophical utility of modal realism is a good reason for believing that it is true.… (more)
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Title:On the Plurality of Worlds
Authors:David Lewis
Info:Blackwell Publishing, Incorporated (2001), Edition: New Ed, Paperback
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On the Plurality of Worlds by David K. Lewis

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Thought provoking, but often confusing and poorly argued. I'm not convinced by Lewis that something like linguistic ersatzism is a bad account of modality. ( )
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This book is a defense of modal realism; the thesis that our world is but one of a plurality of worlds, and that the individuals that inhabit our world are only a few out of all the inhabitants of all the worlds. Lewis argues that the philosophical utility of modal realism is a good reason for believing that it is true.

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