Single Idea 16079

[catalogued under 10. Modality / A. Necessity / 4. De re / De dicto modality]

Full Idea

Lewis is perhaps the most prominent proponent of the view that de re modal predicates are ambiguous.

Gist of Idea

De re modal predicates are ambiguous


report of David Lewis (Survival and Identity, with postscript [1983]) by Lynne Rudder Baker - Why Constitution is not Identity n25

Book Reference

-: 'Journal of Philosophy' [-], p.610