Varieties of Modality

[Revised entry by Boris Kment on January 31, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Modal statements tell us something about what could be or must be the case. Such claims can come in many
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[Revised entry by Boris Kment on January 31, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Modal statements tell us something about what could be or must be the case. Such claims can come in many forms. Consider: No one can be both a bachelor and married. ('Bachelor' means 'unmarried man'.)...

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