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The ontological argument: an “office” solution

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Author(s): Gorbatova Yu.

Journal: Kantovskij Sbornik
ISSN 0207-6918

Volume: 3;
Start page: 78;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: ontological argument | concept of existence | I. Kant | P. Tichý | semantics of possible worlds

ABSTRACT
There are two important facts that prevent the success of the so called "ontological argument": 1) the use of the concept of existence as a real predicate and 2) the confusion of de re and de dicto modalities. The article considers a way to overcome the former problem proposed by the Czech logician Pavel Tichý.

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