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The nature of necessity

by Alvin Plantinga

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modality (Logic),
  • Essentialism (Philosophy),
  • Necessity (Philosophy),
  • Good and evil

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlvin Plantinga.
    SeriesClarendon library of logic and philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBC199.M6 P55 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 255 p. ;
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL836900M
    ISBN 100198244142
    LC Control Number95112582

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