Ideas from 'The Varieties of Necessity' by Kit Fine [2002], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Modality and Tense' by Fine,Kit [OUP 2005,0-19-927871-7]].

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10. Modality / C. Sources of Modality / 1. Sources of Necessity
Each area of enquiry, and its source, has its own distinctive type of necessity
13. Knowledge Criteria / C. External Justification / 7. Testimony
Unsupported testimony may still be believable
26. Natural Theory / D. Laws of Nature / 8. Scientific Essentialism / a. Scientific essentialism
Causation is easier to disrupt than logic, so metaphysics is part of nature, not vice versa