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A Theory of Conditionals
This chapter was the first exposition and defense of an axiom system and model theory for a conditional logic in the possible worlds framework, a theory designed to model counterfactual propositions.
Context And Content
Context figures in the interpretation of utterances in many different ways. In the tradition of possible-worlds semantics, the seminal account of context-sensitive expressions such as indexicals and
Conceptual analysis, dualism, and the explanatory gap
The explanatory gap. Consciousness is a mystery. No one has ever given an account, even a highly speculative, hypothetical, and incomplete account of how a physical thing could have phenomenal states
Knowledge, Belief and Counterfactual Reasoning in Games
Deliberation about what to do in any context requires reasoning about what will or would happen in various alternative situations, including situations that the agent knows will never in fact be
Common Ground
This issue of JHPN is a clear example of the vast domain of palliative nursing, with excellent clinical articles on patient and family relationships with nurses in Switzerland hospitals, and a quality improvement project conducted in longterm care that can serve as a model for many other settings.
On Logics of Knowledge and Belief
Formal epistemology, or at least the approach to formal epistemology that develops a logic and formal semantics of knowledge and belief in the possible worlds framework, began with Jaakko Hintikka’s
On the Representation of Context
This paper revisits some foundational questions concerning the abstract representation of a discourse context and responds to a criticism of the framework, and considers the way it can help to clarify some phenomena concerning pronouns with indefinite antecedents.
Probability and Conditionals
The probability calculus is interpreted as a semantics for truth functional logic and conditional propositions are introduced as propositions whose absolute probability is equal to the conditional probability of the consequent on the antecedent.