Contingent and Necessary truths

Contingent Truths- Things that coulAristotle_Platod be false in another state of affairs. For example, I could have not existed or I could have been born blind. Another contingent truth is that it’s possible that Obama could have not gotten re-elected or that Obama Care didn’t pass through Congress. 

Necessary truths-Things that are necessarily true and can not be false. For example, 1+1=2 or 1 is not the same as 2 or there are no married bachelors. Another necessary truth is that if I am thinking, then I must exist.

Sources:
http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/tocnode?id=g9780631192589_chunk_g978063119258916_ss1-5

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