Possible World

In philosophy and logic, the concept of a possible world is used to express modal claims. The concept of possible worlds is common in contemporary philosophical discourse and has also been disputed.

Read more about Possible World:  Possibility, Necessity, and Contingency, Formal Semantics of Modal Logics, From Modal Logic To Philosophical Tool, Possible-world Theory in Literary Studies

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Possible World - Possible-world Theory in Literary Studies
... Possible worlds theory in literary studies uses concepts from possible-world logic and applies them to worlds that are created by fictional texts, fictional universe ... In particular, possible-world theory provides a useful vocabulary and conceptual framework with which to describe such worlds ... However, a literary world is a specific type of possible world, quite distinct from the possible worlds in logic ...

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