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Logical, Metaphysical, and Nomological Necessity

Marieta Maglas is a co-author in some anthologies published by Ardus Publications, Sybaritic Press, Prolific Press, and Silver Birch Press.


Aseity (Poem)

Indefinite love to penetrate my skinned soul ' s shade.

Makes me kiss you. Lips having a dusty and marly taste

and violin with gut class string ' vibration. Serenade

to melt within this cut glass art of the frangible bodies, embrac'd.

Needs rollicking rock moments of time to become

inconceivably vast dust. Translucent melancholy that pulses

from the stars of a fecund, thinking cosmos. You are the one.

Purity to flood some heavens above. This world convulsed.

Changes of the reality~ suffer sufferings and free will.

Logical, metaphysical, and nomological necessity.

I feel you in the divine and in the infinite of this ration still

pulsing from the malign madness of the moment, sweet chemistry ~

Aseity, a so-and-such non-contingent love.


  1. Metaphysical necessity

In philosophy, the metaphysical necessity is placed between the logical necessity and nomological necessity because the logical necessity requires the metaphysical necessity, and the metaphysical necessity requires the physical necessity.

The concept of a metaphysically necessary helped people to find some ontological arguments for the existence of God, it is one of the central concepts belonging to the analytic philosophy. There are works written by David Hume, Immanuel Kant, J. L. Mackie, Richard Swinburne, and others in which this controversial concept is criticized.

An argument in contemporary metaphysics is Hume's dictum, which is developed in detail in David Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature: "There is no object, which implies the existence of any other if we consider these objects in themselves".

A posteriori truth coming from God is metaphysically necessary for existence and there are philosophers and theologians like Anselm of Canterbury, René Descartes, Gottfried Leibniz, Richard Swinburne, Alvin Plantinga, and Saul Kripke that had some important, influential, and original contributions to logic, the nature of consciousness, and the relationship between mind and matter.

The most important metaphysical concern means identity, more precisely the meaning of being identical to itself or, in contradiction, to something else across two moments in time. Metaphysics focuses on mind–body problem, personal identity, ethics, and law.

There are ancient Greek philosophers like Parmenides that analyse the change in togetherness, while Heraclitus wrote about the ubiquitous change, "No man ever steps in the same river twice."

2. Cosmic dust

Sun Kwok a Chair Professor of Space Science and Director of Laboratory for Space Research University of Hong Kong (2016-2018) talked about the shower of meteorites and comets falling on the earth during a period named the Late Heavy Bombardment. Kwok wrote, "Since the organic compounds in meteorites are similar to what was found in stellar dust, the results of this new study show that the barrage of meteorites that fell to Earth during the Late Heavy Bombardment could have carried organic star dust. " He also said, "While it may be too soon to determine whether these organic compounds played a role in kick-starting the development of life on Earth, it certainly is a possibility. " His conclusion was that "If this is the case, life on Earth may have had an easier time getting started as these organics can serve as basic ingredients for life."

3.Socratic eudaimonism

For Socrates, eudaimonia is a right action leading to the "well-being" of the individuals and motivates their decisions. For this purpose, people need only virtue and knowledge. There is a debate regarding the perception of goodness and the human desire at Socrate, but he is an intellectualist because he gave a prominent role to virtue and knowledge. He wrote that the human actions are guided by a cognition, and they need to understand their desire, while diminishing the role of their impulses, of their irrational beliefs or passions. This is a proof that he had a moral philosophy that rejected all the irrational desires, but admitting the existence of the irrational motivations that have no influence over the decision-making.


  1. Metaphysical necessity From Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia
  2. Model Theory, Hume’s Dictum, and the Priority of Ethical Theory by Jack Woods
  3. Naming and Necessity by Saul Kripke
  4. A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning into Moral Subjects by David Hume
  5. Mirror, Mirror: The Uses and Abuses of Self-Love by Simon Blackburn
  6. Stardust: The Cosmic Seeds of Life by Sun Kwok
  7. Socrates and Eudaimonia Published online by Cambridge University Press: 28 March 2011 by Donald R. Morrison

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