Identity and Discrimination, originally published in 1990and the first book by respected philosopher Timothy Williamson, isnow reissued and updated with the inclusion of significant newmaterial. Williamson here proposes an original and rigoroustheory linking identity, a relation central to metaphysics, andindiscriminability, a relation central to epistemology.
- Updated and reissued edition of Williamson's firstpublication, with the inclusion of significant new material
- Argues for an original cognitive account of the relationbetween identity and discrimination that has been influential inthe philosophy of perception
- Pioneers the use of epistemic logic to solve puzzles aboutindiscriminability
- Develops the application of techniques from mathematical logicto understand issues about identity over time and across possibleworlds