Conditional preferences and practical conditionals

I argue that taking the Practical Conditionals Thesis (PCT) seriously demands a new understanding of the semantics of such conditionals. Practical Conditionals Thesis: A practical conditional [ if A][ ought(B)] expresses B’s conditional preferability given A Paul Weirich has argued that the conditio...

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Published in:Linguistics and Philosophy, Vol. 36, No. 6 (2013), p. 463-511
Main Author: Charlow, Nate
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1573-0549
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/s10988-013-9143-3
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