Synthese

, Volume 188, Issue 1, pp 23–39

On individuals in branching histories

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    • Department of PhilosophyJagiellonian University
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DOI: 10.1007/s11229-012-0082-2

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Placek, T. Synthese (2012) 188: 23. doi:10.1007/s11229-012-0082-2
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Abstract

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.

Keywords

IndividualsModalitySpace-timesBranching space-times
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