Diodorus Cronus : Modality , the Master Argument and Formalisation

@inproceedings{Denyer2009DiodorusC,
  title={Diodorus Cronus : Modality , the Master Argument and Formalisation},
  author={Nicholas Denyer},
  year={2009}
}
  • Nicholas Denyer
  • Published 2009
In his Master Argument, Diodorus used the premisses that "Every past truth is necessary" and "The impossible does not follow from the possible" to conclude "Nothing is possible that neither is true nor will be." His ultimate aim was to defend a definition of the possible as that which either is true or will be. Modern scholars have deployed a wide variety… CONTINUE READING