Three Ways of Being Non-Material

Studia Logica 110:47-93 (2022)
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Abstract

This paper develops a probabilistic analysis of conditionals which hinges on a quantitative measure of evidential support. In order to spell out the interpreta- tion of ‘if’ suggested, we will compare it with two more familiar interpretations, the suppositional interpretation and the strict interpretation, within a formal framework which rests on fairly uncontroversial assumptions. As it will emerge, each of the three interpretations considered exhibits specific logical features that deserve separate consideration.

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Vincenzo Crupi
Università degli Studi di Torino
Andrea Iacona
Università di Torino

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