On Bradley's preservation condition for conditionals

Erkenntnis 67 (1):111 - 118 (2007)
Abstract
Bradley has argued that a truth-conditional semantics for conditionals is incompatible with an allegedly very weak and intuitively compelling constraint on the interpretation of conditionals. I argue that the example Bradley offers to motivate this constraint can be explained along pragmatic lines that are compatible with the correctness of at least one popular truth-conditional semantics for conditionals.
Keywords Conditionals  Bradley  Adams’s Thesis  Pragmatics
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