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Dispositional modality vis-à-vis conditional necessity

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There is an ongoing debate in the metaphysics of dispositions regarding which type of modality governs their manifestation. This paper assumes as its default position the view that dispositions manifest by conditional necessity; that is, when in appropriate circumstances dispositions manifest necessarily. From this standpoint, the paper engages critically with an existing alternative in the literature, put forward most prominently by Mumford and Anjum, and known as dispositional modality. Acc...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/phin.12125

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Philosophical Investigations Journal website
Volume:
39
Issue:
3
Pages:
205-214
Publication date:
2015-11-11
DOI:
EISSN:
1467-9205
ISSN:
0190-0536
Source identifiers:
594116
Language:
English
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pubs:594116
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uuid:50df629e-4908-4ffa-bc31-05b8af2b6b5d
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pubs:594116
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2016-07-15

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