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Single Idea 15163

[catalogued under 4. Formal Logic / D. Modal Logic ML / 1. Modal Logic]

Full Idea

The chief philosophical interest in quantified modal logic lies with metaphysical necessity, essentialism, and the nontrivial modal de re.

Gist of Idea

The interest of quantified modal logic is its metaphysical necessity and essentialism


Scott Soames (Philosophy of Language [2010], 3.1)

Book Reference

Soames,Scott: 'Philosophy of Language' [Princeton 2010], p.54