Why counterpossibles are non-trivial

In Vincent Hendricks (ed.), Synthese volume (forthcoming)

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Berit Brogaard
University of Miami
Joe Salerno
Saint Louis University
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I. Non-Trivial Counterpossibles On Lewis’ account, a subjunctive of the form ‘if it were the case that p, it would be the case that q’ (represented as ‘p → q’) is to be given the following rough meta-linguistic truth-conditions1.
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