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Daniel Berntson
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
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This paper presents a new system of conditional logic B2, which is strictly intermediate in strength between the existing systems B1 and B3 from John Burgess (1981) and David Lewis (1973a). After presenting and motivating the new system, we will show that it is characterized by a natural class of frames. These frames correspond to the idea that conditionals are about which worlds are nearly closest, rather than which worlds are closest. Along the way, we will also give new characterization results for B1 and B3, along with two other new systems B1.1 and B1.2.
Keywords counterfactuals  conditionals  paradox  tolerance
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