Studia Logica (forthcoming)

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Andrea Iacona
Università di Torino
Vincenzo Crupi
Università degli Studi di Torino
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This paper develops a probabilistic analysis of conditionals which hinges on a quantitative measure of evidential support. In order to spell out the interpreta- tion of ‘if’ suggested, we will compare it with two more familiar interpretations, the suppositional interpretation and the strict interpretation, within a formal framework which rests on fairly uncontroversial assumptions. As it will emerge, each of the three interpretations considered exhibits specific logical features that deserve separate consideration.
Keywords conditionals  strict conditionals  evidential support  Right Weakening  Contraposition  Connexivity
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