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Conditionals and supposition-based reasoning

By Richard Bradley

Abstract

Case-based reasoning is a familiar method of evaluating sentences. But when applied to conditionals, it seems to lead to implausible conclusions. In this paper I argue that the problem arises from equating the probability of a conditional sentence on the evidential supposition of some condition with the conditional probability of the former, given the latter

Topics: BC Logic
Publisher: Springer
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.1007/s11245-010-9081-4
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:31561
Provided by: LSE Research Online
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