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Language use in a branching Universe

Wallace, David (2005) Language use in a branching Universe. [Preprint]

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        Abstract

        I investigate the consequences for semantics, and in particular for the semantics of tense, if time is assumed to have a branching structure not out of metaphysical necessity (to solve some philosophical problem) but just as a contingent physical fact, as is suggested by a currently-popular approach to the interpretation of quantum mechanics.


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        Item Type: Preprint
        Keywords: Quantum mechanics Everett interpretation Time
        Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
        Depositing User: David Wallace
        Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2005
        Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:13
        Item ID: 2554
        URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2554

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