Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items

  • Keywords: Conditionals x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Suppose and Tell: The Semantics and Heuristics of Conditionals

Timothy Williamson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198860662
eISBN:
9780191893391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860662.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The book argues that our use of conditionals is governed by imperfectly reliable heuristics, in the psychological sense of fast and frugal (or quick and dirty) ways of assessing them. The primary ... More


Conditionals, Paradox, and Probability: Themes from the Philosophy of Dorothy Edgington

Lee Walters and John Hawthorne (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198712732
eISBN:
9780191781070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712732.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This is a volume of essays in philosophy and linguistics in tribute to Dorothy Edgington, the first woman to hold a chair in philosophy in the University of Oxford. The volume focuses on topics to ... More


Number Troubles

Timothy Pawl

in In Defense of Conciliar Christology: A Philosophical Essay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198765929
eISBN:
9780191820618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765929.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

In this final substantive chapter I discuss objections of the following form: If Christ is (only) one person, then Christ has (only) one X. For “X,” I consider nature, will, and intellect. Such a ... More


Chasing Hook: Quantified Indicative Conditionals

Angelika Kratzer

in Conditionals, Paradox, and Probability: Themes from the Philosophy of Dorothy Edgington

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198712732
eISBN:
9780191781070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712732.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

The chapter looks at indicative conditionals embedded under quantifiers, with a special emphasis on ‘one-case’ conditionals as in No query was answered if it came from a doubtful address. It agrees ... More


View: