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Subjunctive Conditionals

Trenton Merricks

in Truth and Ontology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199205233
eISBN:
9780191709302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205233.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Dispositional conditionals include claims such as if the glass had been struck, it would have shattered. Counterfactuals of freedom include claims like if Curley had been offered a bribe, he would ... More


Avoiding Strict Finitism

Neil Tennant

in The Taming of the True

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251605
eISBN:
9780191698057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251605.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This chapter shows how to find an acceptable reading of knowability-in-principle in order to avoid visiting upon oneself and one's opposition the overly restrictive consequence that only the ... More


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