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A philosophical guide to conditionals

by Jonathan Francis Bennett

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conditionals (Logic)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-379) and indexes.

    StatementJonathan Bennett.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 387 p. ;
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22135856M
    ISBN 100199258864, 0199258872

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An ideal introduction for undergraduates with a philosophical grounding, it also offers a rich source of illumination and stimulation for graduate Cited by: Conditional sentences are among the most intriguing and puzzling features of language, and analysis of their meaning and function has important implications for, and uses in, many areas of philosophy.

Jonathan Bennett, one of the world's leading experts, distils many years' work and teaching into this Philosophical Guide to Conditionals, the fullest and most authoritative treatment of the subject.

Perhaps a 'Guide' should cover its field in an even-handed manner, whereas the present work takes sides in some active debates. Still, I try to be informative about positions that I reject, fitting them into the picture and giving them their hour in court; so this book can serve as a guide to as much of the literature as I have been able to understand.

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Conditionals are of two basic kinds, often called ‘indicative’ and ‘subjunctive’. This book expounds and evaluates the main literature about each kind. It eventually defends the view of Adams and Edgington that indicatives are devices for expressing subjective probabilities, and the view of Stalnaker and Lewis that subjunctives are statements about close possible worlds.

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I suspect that in lesser hands this text could have become something of a chore, taking on, as it does, aspects of semantics. Philosophical Guide to Conditionals to ease us into the mysteries. The book grew out of notes Bennett had compiled for a graduate seminar on conditionals he had offered over the years.

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Book review Jonathan Bennett, A Philosophical Guide to Conditionals Clarendon Press, Oxford,pp. xiii +ISBN: (hb); (pbk) This useful book on the philosophical character of indicative and counterfactual conditionals defends four relatively straightforward theses: (a) the ‘standard’ pragmatic defence of the material analysis of the indicative Author: Ken Turner.

philosophy book is ever finished, it is only abandoned. ’ This Guideis aimed primarily at graduate students and senior undergraduates, but it may have something to offer also to their teachers.

Much philosophical writing on conditionals is, to put it vaguely, technical, and its authors have a facility with such things that has been denied to Size: 2MB.

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