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A theory of conditionals

A theory of conditionals,Robert C. Stalnaker

A theory of conditionals   (Citations: 386)
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Published in 1981.
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    • ...Interpreting -formulas as counterfactuals, we can now give it a multi-modal Kripke semantics in the spirit of Lewis and Stalnaker [37], [50]: the counterfactual ’ holds in a possible world w if in those -satisfying worlds w 0 that are closest to,Stalnaker [50] and Lewis [37] were the first to propose a Kripke semantics for counterfactuals, based on a similarity ordering on worlds: essentially, “if p were true, then q would be true” holds in a world w if of those worlds in which p is true, the ones that are most similar to w also make q true...

    Moritz Y. Beckeret al. Foundations of Logic-Based Trust Management

    • ...Most of the research in this domain has been in the vein of the following influential conditional logics: Stalnaker (1968) and Lewis (2000) who offer an ontic interpretation of the conditional, Adams (1975) who introduces probabilities in the discussion, and Gärdenfors’ (1978) belief revision principles which are more concerned with acceptability than probability and truth...

    Christian Straßer. Adaptively applying modus ponens in conditional logics of normality

    • ...This led me to an epistemic interpretation of the Ramsey test ([28], p. 47, [31], p. 102)...

    Peter Gärdenfors. Notes on the History of Ideas Behind AGM

    • ...world introduced under the name “λ” on p. 103 of Stalnaker (1968), the ‘sick’ (or ‘exploding’) points of Veldman (1976)—and their general claim to be taken seriously has been much debated in the literature...

    Lloyd Humberstone. Variation on a Trivialist Argument of Paul Kabay

    • ...Stalnaker (1968) proposed a version of the Ramsey Test in which people temporarily update their beliefs, making the minimal possible change to their world knowledge so that the antecedent proposition is true within this hypothetical world...

    Matthew Haighet al. The influence of clause order, congruency, and probability on the proc...

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