Partition and revision: The semantics of counterfactuals [Book Review]

Journal of Philosophical Logic 10 (2):201 - 216 (1981)
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Angelika Kratzer
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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The last section made it clear that an analysis which at first seems to fail is viable after all. It is viable if we let it depend on a partition function to be provided by the context of conversation. This analysis leaves certain traits of the partition function open. I have tried to show that this should be so. Specifying these traits as Pollock does leads to wrong predictions. And leaving them open endows counterfactuals with just the right amount of variability and vagueness
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