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On the plurality of worlds

Author: David K Lewis
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY, USA : B. Blackwell, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a defense of modal realism; the thesis that our world is but one of a plurality of worlds, and that the individuals that inhabit our world are only a few out of all the inhabitants of all the worlds. Lewis argues that the philosophical utility of modal realism is a good reason for believing that it is true.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David K Lewis
ISBN: 0631139931 9780631139935 063113994X 9780631139942 0631224262 9780631224266 0631224963 9780631224969
OCLC Number: 12236763
Description: ix, 276 pages ; 24 cm
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