<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Parsons (Terence) - Indeterminate Identity: Appendix - Evans on Indeterminacy (Theo Todman's Book Collection - Paper Abstracts) </title> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <BODY> <CENTER> <div id="header"><HR><h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Paper Abstracts</h1><HR></div><A name="Top"></A> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_06/PaperSummary_6247.htm">Indeterminate Identity: Appendix - Evans on Indeterminacy</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/P/Author_Parsons (Terence).htm">Parsons (Terence)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Parsons - Indeterminate Identity, 2000, Appendix</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=200><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_06/PaperSummary_6247.htm">Paper Summary</A></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><U>Analytic <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P6247_1">TOC</A></U><SUB>1</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P6247_1"></A></U><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>Some of Evans's remarks about <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_1/Notes_121.htm">modalities</A><SUP>2</SUP> near the end of his 1978 paper have puzzled many commentators. </li><li>Following a suggestion of Wiggins, it is shown that they make good sense if we assume that Evans saw indeterminacy as a kind, or mode, of truth, so that '&nabla;S' may be true when 'S' is true. </li><li>On this reading, his argument is not relevant to the thesis of indeterminate identity discussed in the subsequent literature.</li></ol> </FONT><BR><HR><BR><U><B>In-Page Footnotes</U></B><a name="On-Page_Link_P6247_1"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P6247_1"><B>Footnote 1</B></A></U>: Taken from <a name="2"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_06/Abstract_6234.htm">Parsons (Terence) - Indeterminate Identity: Analytical Table of Contents</A>". <BR><BR><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR></P><a name="ColourConventions"></a><p><b>Text Colour Conventions (see <A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</b></p><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-03T00:12" pubdate>03/08/2018 00:12:36</time> <br><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A></TD></TR> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>