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Blurred Conditionals

  • Angelika Kratzer
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Part of the Synthese Language Library book series (SLAP, volume 13)

Abstract

What is the meaning of ifthen clauses? More than 2000 year ago, Philo argued for what we now call material implication. And Chrysippos fought for what we now call strict implication. In modern times, G. Frege argued for material implication again. And so did C. I. Lewis for strict implication. Philo and Chrysippos, Frege and Lewis defended their ideas, found followers and died.

Keywords

Actual World Deontic Logic Causal Dependence Indicative Conditional Inference Pattern 
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  • Angelika Kratzer

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