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Nomic Necessity for Platonists

Tugby, M.

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After identifying some existing explanations offered by nomic necessitarians for the alleged necessary connections between natural properties and their dispositional or nomic features, I discuss a less explored necessitarian strategy. This strategy is available to Platonists who hold that properties exist necessarily, as most do.

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Tugby, M. (2013). Nomic Necessity for Platonists. Thought: A Journal of Philosophy, 2(4), 324-331. https://doi.org/10.1002/tht3.99

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Dec 1, 2013
Deposit Date Apr 8, 2014
Publicly Available Date Sep 1, 2015
Journal Thought: A Journal of Philosophy
Publisher Wiley
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 2
Issue 4
Pages 324-331
DOI https://doi.org/10.1002/tht3.99
Public URL https://durham-repository.worktribe.com/output/1466924

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This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Tugby, M. (2013), Nomic Necessity for Platonists. Thought: A Journal of Philosophy, 2(4): 324-331, which has been published in final form at http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/tht3.99. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance With Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.





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