The Way Things Were*


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     For comments and discussion, both authors are grateful to several anonymous referees; to audiences at talks at the Inland Northwest Philosophy Conference in March 2005 (in Moscow, ID and Pullman, WA), the Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association in April 2005 (in Chicago, IL), the Canadian Philosophical Association meeting in May 2005 (in London, ON), Franklin and Marshall in September 2007, Central Michigan in November 2007, and Illinois State in February 2008; to students in the second author’s metaphysics seminar at the University of Manitoba in Winter 2004; and to Tom Crisp, Matt Davidson, David Kaplan, Simon Keller, Sean Kelsey, Bernie Linsky, Carl Matheson, Bradley Monton, Kris McDaniel, Calvin Normore, Tim Schroeder, and Joshua Spencer. For funding in the form of a Standard Research Grant (410-04-0702), the second author is grateful to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.