Dialectica 54 (2):133–137 (2000)

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Graham White
Queen Mary University of London
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We show that, given standard assumptions about classical dynamical systems, Lewis' conception of possible worlds is incompatible with classical physics in that it would imply that all dynamical systems were integrable.
Keywords Possible worlds  Dynamical systems
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DOI 10.1111/j.1746-8361.2000.tb00197.x
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