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Could Napoleon have been born to different parents?

Kripke's argument for a casual-historical view of names is first and foremost about proper names. It is a theory to explain how proper names are used in natural languages. Kripke argues that rigid ...
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Measurement units and metaphysical necessity

If a meter is the same thing in all possible worlds, we're referring to an abstract measurement, divorced from any definition that can vary. The meter has been defined as a tenth of a millionth of ...
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