[FOM] Possible worlds

hendrik@topoi.pooq.com hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Tue Dec 19 08:33:51 EST 2006

On Mon, Dec 18, 2006 at 12:02:19PM -0800, John McCarthy wrote:
> I think possible world formalisms are likely to be useful for some
> purposes.  Indeed I used them in an article "Two puzzles concerning
> knowledge."
> I think partial possible worlds are useful, although I didn't formally 
> use them in the puzzles article.  I am perfectly willing to use
> partial possible worlds in which FLT is false, and  it is unlikely to
> get me into contradiction, since the proof of FLT is far beyond my
> ability to follow.

suggesting that some variety of feasible-mathematics might be in 

-- hendrik

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