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Single Idea 20475

[catalogued under 10. Modality / A. Necessity / 11. Denial of Necessity]

Full Idea

Some people claim that modal sentences do not express truths or falsehoods.

Gist of Idea

Maybe modal sentences cannot be true or false


Albert Casullo (A Priori Knowledge [2002], 3.2)

Book Reference

'Oxford Handbook of Epistemology', ed/tr. Moser, Paul K. [OUP 2002], p.112

A Reaction

I can only imagine this coming from a narrow hardline empiricist. It seems to me obvious that we make true or false statements about what is possible or impossible.