Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
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Stalnaker I 192
Counterfactual worlds/actual world/Stalnaker: famous example for the difference between a counterfactual assumption: E.g. "Assuming Oswald would not have shot Kennedy"
And an assumption about what is actual is true
E.g. "Assuming Oswald has not shot Kennedy". (Adams 1970).


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Sta I
R. Stalnaker
Ways a World may be Oxford New York 2003


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-23