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Belshaw, Christopher (2007). My Beginnings. Not Set.

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Abstract

Could I have had different parents? In practice, no, but in principle, yes. And could I have been born at a different time? Again, in practice no, but in principle, yes. These are, perhaps, common sense verdicts on such questions. But they go against what may be seen as some prevailing philosophical orthodoxies. I defend versions of the common sense verdicts, and argue against the orthodoxies here.

Item Type: Other
ISSN: 0026-9662
Extra Information: Item accepted for publication in The Monist, 89 (3). pp. 371-389. ISSN 0026-9662. Not yet published.
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Philosophy
Item ID: 9434
Depositing User: Christopher Belshaw
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2010 06:18
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/9434
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