Modal Meinongianism: conceiving the impossible

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Abstract

Modal Meinongianism—the version of Meinongianism invented by Graham Priest—presupposes that we can think about absolute impossibilities. I defend the view that we can, by tidying up a couple of loose ends in Priest’s arguments to this effect from his book Towards Non-Being.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGraham Priest on Paraconsistency and Dialetheism
EditorsCan Başkent, Thomas Macaulay Ferguson
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer
Chapter2
Pages3-19
ISBN (Electronic)9783030253653
ISBN (Print)9783030253646
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 2 Jan 2020

Publication series

NameOutstanding contributions to logic
Volume18

Keywords

  • Conceivability and possibility
  • Model Meinongianism
  • Impossible worlds

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