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By Bob Hale, Crispin Wright

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Keefe, R. 2000. Theories of Vagueness. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Kripke, S. 1959. ” Journal of Symbolic Logic, 24(1): 1–14. Kripke, S. 1963a. ” Zeitschrift für Mathematische Logik und Grundlagen der Mathematik, 9: 67–96. Kripke, S. 1963b. ” Acta Philosophica Fennica, 16: 83–94. Kripke, S. 1980 (1972). Naming and Necessity. Oxford: Blackwell. Lewis, D. 1973. Counterfactuals. Oxford: Blackwell. Lewis, D. 1986. On the Plurality of Worlds. Oxford: Blackwell.

Individuals. London: Methuen. Urmson, J. O. 1967. “The history of analysis” (with discussion). In The Linguistic Turn: Recent Essays in Philosophical Method, edited by R. Rorty, pp. 294–311. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. van Fraasen, B. 1980. The Scientific Image. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Williamson, T. 2007. The Philosophy of Philosophy. Oxford: Blackwell. Williamson, T. 2013. Modal Logic as Metaphysics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Wittgenstein, L. 1922. Tractatus Logico‐Philosophicus, translated by C.

27 Developing a larger philosophy from Marcus’s important thought that names are just tags while descriptions are not, pressing further Marcus’s sensitivity to the possibility that different contexts might impose different constraints on substitution, and building on his own earlier work on the semantics of modal logic, Kripke challenged the assumptions on which anti‐realism about modality depends, and made the idea of metaphysics respectable again. He insisted on a crucial difference between the notions of the a priori and the necessary.

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