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Naming and Necessity
by Saul A. Kripke


Overview - 'Naming and Necessity' has had a great and increasing influence. It redirected philosophical attention to neglected questions of natural and metaphysical necessity and to the connections between these and theories of naming, and of identity. This seminal work, to which today's thriving essentialist metaphysics largely owes its impetus, is here reissued in a newly corrected form with a new preface by the author.  Read more...

 
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Overview
'Naming and Necessity' has had a great and increasing influence. It redirected philosophical attention to neglected questions of natural and metaphysical necessity and to the connections between these and theories of naming, and of identity. This seminal work, to which today's thriving essentialist metaphysics largely owes its impetus, is here reissued in a newly corrected form with a new preface by the author. If there is such a thing as essential reading in metaphysics, or in philosophy of language, this is it.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780631128014
  • ISBN-10: 0631128018
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Publish Date: January 1991
  • Page Count: 172
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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