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An Essay on Material Necessity !

  title={An Essay on Material Necessity !},
  author={Barrysmith I Hume-Reinach-Searle},
At the one extreme stands Hume, who at least according to common conceptions rules out entirely the possibility of material or non-logical necessity, and who therefore rules out also the possibility that we might enjoy that sort of certain knowledge that earlier philosophers had assumed as a matter of course to be correlated therewith.' At the other extreme stands Adolf Reinach, the hero of our present story, who defends the existence of a wide class of material necessities falling within the… 
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