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Single Idea 17591

[catalogued under 10. Modality / E. Possible worlds / 3. Transworld Objects / e. Possible Objects]

Full Idea

Talk of merely possible objects may be redeemed in either maximally consistent sets of properties or in haecceities.

Gist of Idea

Merely possible objects must be consistent properties, or haecceities


Peter van Inwagen (Material Beings [1990], 19)

Book Reference

Inwagen,Peter van: 'Material Beings' [Cornell 1995], p.281