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Single Idea 7787

[catalogued under 4. Formal Logic / D. Modal Logic ML / 4. Alethic Modal Logic]

Full Idea

In possible worlds logics a statement is true-in-a-world rather than just true.

Gist of Idea

Possible worlds logics use true-in-a-world rather than true


Rod Girle (Modal Logics and Philosophy [2000], 1.1)

Book Reference

Girle,Rod: 'Modal Logics and Philosophy' [Acumen 2000], p.2

A Reaction

This sounds relativist, but I don't think it is. It is the facts which change, not the concept of truth. So 'donkeys can talk' may be true in a world, but not in the actual one.