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LINGUISTIX&LOGIK, Tony Marmo's blog
Friday, 31 August 2007

Topic: Counterfactuals
Impossible Worlds and Knowledge of Necessary Truths
By Allan Hazlett

I propose that safety and sensitivity conditionals may be used to explain the reliability of beliefs in necessary truths, by appeal to a non-standard semantics for counterfactuals with impossible antecedents and necessarily true consequents. 
 
Link:
http://www.cassetteradio.com/hazlett/impossible.pdf 
 
Source: Online Papers in Philosophy  

Posted by Tony Marmo at 18:11 BST

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