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Transworld Identity

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[Revised entry by Penelope Mackie and Mark Jago on November 7, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The notion of transworld identity - 'identity across possible worlds' - is the notion that the same object exists in more than one possible world (with the actual world treated as one of the possible worlds). It therefore has its home in a 'possible-worlds' framework for analysing, or at least paraphrasing, statements about what is possible or necessary....

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