Possible world

Known as: Possible Worlds, Possible universe, Actual world 
In philosophy and logic, the concept of a possible world is used to express modal claims. The concept of possible worlds is common in contemporary… (More)
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2010
2010
Adams’ Thesis the claim that the probabilities of indicative conditionals equal the conditional probabilities of their… (More)
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2007
2007
THE IDEA of possible worlds has both promised and, I believe, delivered understanding and insight in a wide range of topics. Pre… (More)
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2004
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2004
The logic of bunched implications, BI, is a substructural system which freely combines an additive (intuitionistic) and a… (More)
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2002
2002
This article traces the development of possible worlds semantics through the work of: Wittgenstein, 1913–1921; Feys, 1924… (More)
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1994
1994
This paper introduces a semantic theo-semantics can interpret the temporal and modal sense and anaphora. At present there are… (More)
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1993
1993
We investigate the fundamental problem of when a ground atom in a disjunctive database is assumed false. There are basically two… (More)
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1988
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1988
Ginsberg and Smith [6, 71 propose a new method for reasoning about action, which they term a possible worlds approach (P WA). The… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
Reasoning about change is an important aspect of commonsense reasoning and planning. In this paper we describe an approach to… (More)
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1981
1981
is true exactly when JI is derivable from 4 together with a suitable set of sentences S. Intuitively, S is to consist of… (More)
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1972
Highly Cited
1972
  • Kit Fine
  • Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic
  • 1972
Ordinary modal logic deals with the notion of a proposition being true in at least one possible world. This makes it natural to… (More)
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