Letter of the Month, January 2017

Letter of the Month, January 2017

David Lewis is notoriously known for believing in the existence of concrete possible worlds equally real as our own. It came to be known as (genuine) modal realism. His systematic presentation and defence of the view appeared in On the Plurality of Worlds (Blackwell,...
David Lewis and Science Fiction, Part 2

David Lewis and Science Fiction, Part 2

In the first part of ‘David Lewis and Science Fiction’ I explored how Lewis’ reading of science fiction influenced his four-dimensionalist tendencies. In the second part I will explore the connection between Lewis’ reading of science fiction and his espousal of...