Logic Seminar: Session 5

The Master Argument of Diodorus concludes that if something is possible it either is or will be. This has been widely thought (a) to follow from Aristotelian assumptions and (b) to have fatalist overtones. Starting from Aristotle's discussion of fatalism in De Interpretatione 9, I argue that to the extent that it does build from Aristotelian assumptions, it has no fatalist overtones.

Chair for Session: TBA 

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