Counterfactuals and context

Analysis 68 (1):39–46 (2008)
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Abstract

It is widely agreed that contraposition, strengthening the antecedent and hypothetical syllogism fail for subjunctive conditionals. The following putative counter-examples are frequently cited, respectively.

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Joe Salerno
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Berit Brogaard
University of Miami

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