Acta Analytica

, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 13–28 | Cite as

Extended Modal Dimensionalism



Modal dimensionalism (MD) is realism about spaces, times and worlds—metaphysical indices that make objects spatial, temporal and modal, respectively, and that play the role of alethic relativizers, i.e. items to which matters of truth are relativized. This paper examines several arguments against MD and shows that MD offers a feasible way to understand modal discourse.


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I thank the anonymous referees for their helpful comments. I also thank John Divers, Fredrik Haraldsen, Daniel Nolan, Marián Zouhar and especially Takashi Yagisawa for discussions and comments. My work on this paper was supported by research grant Vega No. 2/0049/16, Fictionalism in Philosophy and Science.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Philosophy, Slovak Academy of SciencesBratislavaSlovakia

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