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Lewis, David Kellogg (1941–2001)

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-DD086-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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Article Summary

David Lewis has made extremely important and influential contributions to many topics in metaphysics, philosophical logic, the philosophy of science, the philosophy of mind, the philosophy of language, the philosophy of probability, rational decision theory, and ethics and social philosophy. His work on counterfactuals and the philosophy of modality has been especially influential.

Citing this article:
van Inwagen, Peter. Lewis, David Kellogg (1941–2001), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-DD086-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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