David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Analysis 64 (4):289–293 (2004)
I present examples of future tense Adams pairs, pairs of conditionals relating the same antecedents and consequents which differ in truth value because one is an indicative conditional and one a subjunctive (counterfactual) conditional. This contradicts claims of Jonathan Bennett and others. I argue that the pairs do differ in that one is indicative and the other subjunctive, by appealing to several ways of marking this distinction
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