Letter of the Month, December 2016

Letter of the Month, December 2016

At the core of David Lewis’ philosophical outlook is the doctrine of Humean supervenience. According to this doctrine, as he says in the Introduction to Philosophical Papers II, ‘all there is to the world is a vast mosaic of local matters of particular...
David Lewis and Science Fiction, Part 1

David Lewis and Science Fiction, Part 1

As part of our project I am currently thinking about the formative influences on David Lewis’ philosophy. I’m interested to discover how, why and when Lewis arrived at the doctrines he is most well-known for. I take his formative years to span more or less the 1960s....