Lewis' argument for possible worlds

In Michael Bruce & Steven Barbone (eds.), Just the Arguments: 100 of the Most Important Arguments in Western Philosophy. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 76–78 (2011)
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This entry provides a brief exposition and formal reconstruction of the argument for possible worlds in David Lewis's _Counterfactuals_.

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