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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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Wallace, David
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 15:13
Item ID: 2554
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2554

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