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Epistemic Operators

  • Fred I. Dretske
Part of the Springer Graduate Texts in Philosophy book series (SGTP, volume 1)

Abstract

Suppose Q is a necessary consequence of P. Given only this much, it is, of course, quite trivial that if it is true that P, then it must also be true that Q. If it is a fact that P, then it must also be a fact that Q. If it is necessary that P, then it is necessary that Q; and if it is possible that P, then it must also be possible that Q.

Keywords

Logical Consequence Contrast Consequence Apple Tree Relevant Alternative Skeptical Argument 
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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred I. Dretske
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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