, Volume 188, Issue 1, pp 23-39,
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Date: 07 Mar 2012

On individuals in branching histories

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.