Epistemic Conditionals and Conditional Epistemics

@inproceedings{Gillies2004EpistemicCA,
  title={Epistemic Conditionals and Conditional Epistemics},
  author={Anthony S. Gillies},
  year={2004}
}
There has been a murder in the mansion. There are, and we all know that this is so, only three suspects: the gardener, the driver, and the butler. We believe, and we have our reasons for so believing, that if the gardener did not do it, then the driver did. We share belief in this particular conditional, and this conditional is of a particular kind. It is what Quine calls an ‘‘ordinary indicative’’ conditional (so-called because such conditionals are typically expressed in the indicative mood… CONTINUE READING

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