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Metaphysical Problem of Why there is Something Instead of Nothing © Copyright 2018 by Colin James III All Rights Reserved.

Authors: Colin James III

For "Why there is something rather than nothing", we rewrite as "Nothing implies something". (1) For "Why there is anything rather than nothing", we rewrite as "Nothing implies anything". (2) The difference from (1) to (2) is in the modal or quantified operator in the consequent going from possibility to necessity or from one/some to all. Both expressions (1) and (2) are tautologous and theorems. This means nothing implies anything, but anything does not imply nothing. Hence the metaphysical problem is answered.

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