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CONTENTS

Acknowledgments ...............................................................................................................iv
Abbreviations ......................................................................................................................vi
Chapter One: Introduction: The problem and its historical relevance ................................1
Chapter Two: That which is impossible not to be: Necessity in creation........................11
Chapter Three: The dependence of truth on being............................................................43
Chapter Four: Necessary propositions about contingent beings .......................................72
Chapter Five: The perpetual truth of necessary propositions about creatures ..................95
Chapter Six: God’s knowledge of possible creatures .....................................................120
Chapter Seven: God and the grounds of necessary truths about creatures .....................145
Conclusion .......................................................................................................................159
Bibliography ....................................................................................................................161

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