Combining Philosophers

Ideas for Speussipus, M.R. Ayers and Jaegwon Kim

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10. Modality / B. Possibility / 9. Counterfactuals
Counterfactuals are either based on laws, or on nearby possible worlds [Kim, by PG]
     Full Idea: For counterfactuals there is the 'nomic-derivational' approach (which logically derives them from laws), and the 'possible world' approach (based on truth in worlds close to the actual one).
     From: report of Jaegwon Kim (Philosophy of Mind [1996], p.141) by PG - Db (ideas)