If I were a Dry Well-Made Match

Dialogue 12 (2):322-324 (1973)

Adam Morton
University of British Columbia
I discuss Goodman's claim that when 'all As are Bs' is a law then the counterfactual 'if a were an A, it would be a B' is tue. I give counterexamples, and link the failure of the connection to the contrast between higher level and lower level laws
Keywords laws of nature  counterfactuals  fundamental laws
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DOI 10.1017/s0012217300036507
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