This book, one of the first full-length studies of the modalities to emerge from the debate to which Saul Kripke, David Lewis, Ruth Marcus, and. Plantinga, Alvin Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame. The Nature of Necessity. Print ISBN , doi/ Alvin Plantinga’s recent book  might better be titled “The. Nature of Necessity De Re”, for almost all of it is concerned in some way with modal propositions.
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