On a derivation of the necessity of identity

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Abstract

The source, status, and significance of the derivation of the necessity of identity at the beginning of Kripke's lecture "Identity and Necessity" is discussed from a logical, philosophical, and historical point of view.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1567-1585
Number of pages19
JournalSynthese
Volume191
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Philosophy
  • General Social Sciences

Keywords

  • Identity
  • Indiscernibility of identicals
  • Logically proper names
  • Metaphysical modality
  • Necessity
  • Quantified modal logic
  • Rigid designators

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