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Single Idea 17957

[catalogued under 10. Modality / B. Possibility / 1. Possibility]

Full Idea

We should look at the claim that possibility is constituted by potentiality.

Gist of Idea

Maybe possibility is constituted by potentiality

Source

Barbara Vetter (Essence and Potentiality [2010], 4)


A Reaction

A problem that comes to mind is possibilities arising from coincidence. The whole of reality must be described, to capture all the possibilities for a particular thing. So potentialities of what? Nice thought, though.