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Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 02:34:22 -0800 (PST)
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Subject: RE: [ontolog-forum] standard ontology
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 10:35:01 -0000
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John,    (02)

I suppose everyone is entitled to their own opinion.    (03)

> But Lewis is also responsible for creating an enormous amount of
> confusion about possible worlds and whether they are "really real."
> His writings are often stimulating, but I would never recommend
> them as a basis for clarifying anything.    (04)

My opinion is that David Lewis is extremely good at clarifying things. I
believe I am not alone. I recall Ted Sider saying somewhere that he thought
Plurality of Worlds was the best book on philosophy in his lifetime (or
something similar).    (05)

Chris    (06)

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