A not so fine modal version of generality relativism

Citation data:

THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, ISSN: 2171-679X, Vol: 25, Issue: 2, Page: 149-161

Publication Year:
2010
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Repository URL:
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/10314
DOI:
10.1387/theoria.638
Author(s):
Santos, Gonçalo
Publisher(s):
Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea / Universidad del País Vasco
article description
The generality relativist has been accused of holding a self-defeating thesis. Kit Fine proposed a modal version of generality relativism that tries to resist this claim. We discuss his proposal and argue that one of its formulations is self-defeating