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Single Idea 15085

[catalogued under 10. Modality / A. Necessity / 6. Logical Necessity]

Full Idea

'Broadly' logical necessities are propositions whose truth derives entirely from the concepts involved in them (together, of course, with relevant structure).

Gist of Idea

'Broadly' logical necessities are derived (in a structure) entirely from the concepts


Bob Hale (Absolute Necessities [1996], 3)

Book Reference

-: 'Philosophical Perspectives' [-], p.100

A Reaction

Is the 'logical' part of this necessity bestowed by the concepts, or by the 'structure' (which I take to be a logical structure)?