Might I have been non-actual?

Abstract

Analytic philosophers usually think about modality in terms of possible worlds. According to the possible worlds framework, a proposition is necessary if it is true according to all possible worlds; it is possible if it is true according to some possible world. There are as many possible worlds as there are ways the actual world might be. Only one world is actual.

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Josh Parsons
PhD: Australian National University; Last affiliation: University of Otago

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