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Single Idea 2730

[catalogued under 10. Modality / A. Necessity / 7. Natural Necessity]

Full Idea

Taking the proposition that gold is malleable to be necessary does not commit one to considering it analytic.

Gist of Idea

Because 'gold is malleable' is necessary does not mean that it is analytic


Robert Audi (Epistemology: contemporary introduction [1998], IV p.116)

Book Reference

Audi,Robert: 'Epistemology: a contemporary introduction' [Routledge 1998], p.116