A relevant theory of conditionals

Journal of Philosophical Logic 24 (6):645 - 665 (1995)
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Abstract

In this paper we set out a semantics for relevant (counterfactual) conditionals. We combine the Routley-Meyer semantics for relevant logic with a semantics for conditionals based on selection functions. The resulting models characterize a family of conditional logics free from fallacies of relevance, in particular counternecessities and conditionals with necessary consequents receive a non-trivial treatment

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Edwin Mares
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Goethe University Frankfurt

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