<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Sider (Ted) - Williamson s Many Necessary Existents (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_19/PaperSummary_19862.htm">Williamson s Many Necessary Existents</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/S/Author_Sider (Ted).htm">Sider (Ted)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Analysis 69 (2009): 50 58</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=200><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_19/PaperSummary_19862.htm">Paper Summary</A></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><U>Author s Introduction</U><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1">This note is to show that a well-known point about David Lewis s (<U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P19862_1">1986</A></U><SUB>1</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P19862_1"></A>) <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_1/Notes_121.htm">modal</A><SUP>2</SUP> realism applies to Timothy Williamson s (<U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P19862_3">1998</A></U><SUB>3</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P19862_3"></A>; <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P19862_4">2002</A></U><SUB>4</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P19862_4"></A>) theory of necessary existents as well. Each theory, together with certain  recombination principles, generates individuals too numerous to form a set.</ol></FONT><hr><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><B>Comment: </B><BR><BR>See <a name="W1043W"></a><A HREF = "http://www.tedsider.org/papers/williamson.pdf" TARGET = "_top">Link</A>.<BR><BR><HR><BR><U><B>In-Page Footnotes</U></B><a name="On-Page_Link_P19862_1"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P19862_1"><B>Footnote 1</B></A></U>: See <a name="4"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_637.htm">Lewis (David) - On the Plurality of Worlds</A>". <a name="On-Page_Link_P19862_3"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P19862_3"><B>Footnote 3</B></A></U>: See <a name="2"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_19/Abstract_19864.htm">Williamson (Timothy) - Bare Possibilia</A>". <a name="On-Page_Link_P19862_4"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P19862_4"><B>Footnote 4</B></A></U>: See <a name="3"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_07/Abstract_7673.htm">Williamson (Timothy) - Necessary Existents</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="2018-08-03T00:13" pubdate>03/08/2018 00:13:48</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>