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Unformatted text preview: b. Problems with Spinoza's argument. B. Explanation of the field metaphysic. C. Necessity 1. If we follow from the existence of God how can it be that we do not exist everywhere and always? III. Leibniz A. Necessity and Possibility. 1. The worry for Leibniz - why it seems like he is committed to only one possible world. i. Response 1: The world is the best because God choose it. Problems with this. ii. Response 2: More than one best possible world. Problems with this. iii. Response 3: Free will of created creatures. How the Principle of Sufficient Reason makes this response problematic. iv. Response 4: The infinite analysis solution. B. Leibniz's notion of Substance IV. Locke A. Personal Identity. 1. Body criterion. (Locke against) 2. Soul criterion. (Locke against) 3. Memory criterion. i. Problems for Locke - threat of circularity...
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- Spring '07