Combining Philosophers

Ideas for Barry Smith, E.J. Lowe and Rosalind Hursthouse

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10. Modality / C. Sources of Modality / 6. Necessity from Essence
If an essence implies p, then p is an essential truth, and hence metaphysically necessary [Lowe]
Metaphysical necessity is either an essential truth, or rests on essential truths [Lowe]