Spinoza and Counterpossible Inferences

Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 102 (1):27-50 (2021)
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Spinoza reasons about impossibilities on a regular basis. But he also says they're unthinkable and that reasoning is a mental process. How can he do this? The paper defends a linguistic account of counterpossible inferences in Spinoza's geometrical method.

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Galen Barry
Iona University


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