Philosophia

, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 327–334

Genuine Counterexamples to the Simple Conditional Analysis of Disposition: A Reply to Choi

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Abstract

Choi (Philosophia, 38(3), 2010) argues that my counterexamples in Lee (Philosophia, 38(3), 2010) to the simple conditional analysis of disposition ascription are “bogus” counterexamples. In this paper, I argue that Choi’s arguments are not satisfactory and that my examples are genuine counterexamples.

Keywords

Disposition Conditional analysis Sungho Choi Jaeho Lee 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyIndiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

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