Ideas from 'On the Source of Necessity' by Ross P. Cameron [2010], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Modality' (ed/tr Hale,B/Hoffman,A) [OUP 2010,]].

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4. Formal Logic / D. Modal Logic ML / 3. Modal Logic Systems / g. System S4
S4 says there must be some necessary truths (the actual ones, of which there is at least one)
10. Modality / C. Sources of Modality / 1. Sources of Necessity
Blackburn fails to show that the necessary cannot be grounded in the contingent
27. Natural Reality / D. Time / 1. Nature of Time / e. Eternalism
The 'moving spotlight' theory makes one time privileged, while all times are on a par ontologically