Ideas from 'Supervenience' by Karen Bennett [2011], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Stanford Online Encyclopaedia of Philosophy' (ed/tr Stanford University) [plato.stanford.edu ,-]].

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7. Existence / C. Structure of Existence / 5. Supervenience / a. Nature of supervenience
Supervenience: No A-difference without a B-difference
Supervenience is non-symmetric - sometimes it's symmetric, and sometimes it's one-way
7. Existence / C. Structure of Existence / 5. Supervenience / b. Types of supervenience
Weak supervenience is in one world, strong supervenience in all possible worlds
7. Existence / C. Structure of Existence / 5. Supervenience / c. Significance of supervenience
Aesthetics, morality and mind supervene on the physical? Modal on non-modal? General on particular?
Some entailments do not involve supervenience, as when brotherhood entails siblinghood
Reduction requires supervenience, but does supervenience suffice for reduction?
7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 5. Physicalism
Definitions of physicalism are compatible with a necessary God
10. Modality / A. Necessity / 6. Logical Necessity
The metaphysically and logically possible worlds are the same, so they are the same strength