"The real world is the one where you are alive, and the possible one is where you are dead." How philosophers travel through possible worlds

6 January, 2022

The "Knife" magazine explains why logicians invent possible worlds, how they differ from impossible ones, and where the paradise for philosophers is.

In July, Nizhny Novgorod hosted the annual Summer Philosophical School organized by the Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies. The school was being held for the fifth time, but for the first time in Nizhny Novgorod. This year, the philosophers discussed with the participants the metaphysics of possible worlds — one of the main topics of analytical philosophy - and also, as part of their cultural programm, listened to industrial in the crematorium.

Read an article about the metaphysics of possible worlds and the activities of our school on the website of the online magazine!