Why Hypothetical Syllogism is Invalid for Indicative Conditionals

Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 2 (1):40-43 (2013)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

In this article, I present a schema for generating counterexamples to the argument form known as Hypothetical Syllogism with indicative conditionals. If my schema for generating counterexamples to HS works as I think it does, then HS is invalid for indicative conditionals

Analytics

Added to PP
2013-07-01

Downloads
1,263 (#8,124)

6 months
147 (#17,371)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Moti Mizrahi
Florida Institute of Technology

Citations of this work

What’s so bad about scientism?Moti Mizrahi - 2017 - Social Epistemology 31 (4):351-367.
Possible World Semantics and True-True Counterfactuals.Lee Walters - 2016 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 97 (3):322-346.
In Defense of Weak Scientism: A Reply to Brown.Moti Mizrahi - 2017 - Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 6 (2):9-22.
Conditionals, Modals, and Hypothetical Syllogism.Lee Walters - 2014 - Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 3 (1):90-97.

Add more citations

References found in this work

Counterfactuals.David K. Lewis - 1973 - Malden, Mass.: Blackwell.
Counterfactuals.David Lewis - 1973 - Foundations of Language 13 (1):145-151.
A philosophical guide to conditionals.Jonathan Bennett - 2003 - New York: Oxford University Press.
Philosophical Guide to Conditionals.Jonathan Bennett - 2003 - Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press UK.

View all 16 references / Add more references