Ramsey's test, Adams' thesis, and left-nested conditionals

Review of Symbolic Logic 3 (3):467-484 (2010)
Adams famously suggested that the acceptability of any indicative conditional whose antecedent and consequent are both factive sentences amounts to the subjective conditional probability of the consequent given the antecedent. The received view has it that this thesis offers an adequate partial explication of Ramseys test is extendible to left-nested conditionals, that is, conditionals whose antecedent is itself conditional in form. We argue that this interpretation of van Fraassen thesis for left-nested conditionals.
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DOI 10.1017/S1755020310000055
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