Reference Magnetism and Macro-Naturalism

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Title: Reference Magnetism and Macro-Naturalism
Creators: Johnson, Gabbrielle M.
Advisor: Caplan, Ben
Issue Date: 2011-06
Abstract: Both David Lewis and Ted Sider have used natural properties to solve the issues of Putnam's Model-Theoretic argument. However, both Lewis and Sider also take naturalness to occur on the micro-physical ground floor. In this paper, I look at the problems that arise with micro-naturalism and also possible alternatives to this view for use in reference magnetism.
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Series/Report no.: The Ohio State University. Department of Philosophy Honors Theses; 2011
Keywords: Reference
Reference Magnetism
Macro-Naturalism
Ted Sider
Description: 2011 Bingham winner for best undergraduate essay.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/49038
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