Ideas from 'The Epistemology of Essence (draft)' by Tuomas E. Tahko [2013], by Theme Structure

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10. Modality / D. Knowledge of Modality / 4. Conceivable as Possible / a. Conceivable as possible
If conceivability is a priori coherence, that implies possibility
14. Science / D. Explanation / 2. Types of Explanation / j. Explanations by essence
Essences are used to explain natural kinds, modality, and causal powers
26. Natural Theory / D. Laws of Nature / 8. Scientific Essentialism / a. Scientific essentialism
Scientific essentialists tend to characterise essence in terms of modality (not vice versa)
26. Natural Theory / D. Laws of Nature / 8. Scientific Essentialism / b. Scientific necessity
If essence is modal and laws are necessary, essentialist knowledge is found by scientists