LOGICAL GROUNDS

@article{Correia2013LOGICALG,
  title={LOGICAL GROUNDS},
  author={Fabrice Correia},
  journal={The Review of Symbolic Logic},
  year={2013},
  volume={7},
  pages={31 - 59}
}
  • F. Correia
  • Published 4 November 2013
  • Philosophy
  • The Review of Symbolic Logic
The view that some facts obtain in virtue of other facts is both natural and plausible. Causal examples come to mind: if an event e caused an event f , then it sounds correct to say that the fact that f occurred obtains in virtue of the fact that e occurred—or, to put it in a less cumbersome way, that f occurred because e occurred. But many noncausal cases also come to mind, as illustrated, for example, by the following statements: • These two apples resemble each other because they have the… 

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