Real Conditionals

Real Conditionals

by William G. Lycan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199285518
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 12/31/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 746,727
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

William Lycan is William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Preface, Acknowledgements
1. The Syntax of Conditional Sentences
2. Truth Conditions: The Event Theory
3. Truth Conditions: Reality and Modus Ponens
4. In Defense of Truth-Value
5. A Beautiful But False Theory of 'Even If'
6. An Unbeautiful But Less Easily Refuatable Theory of 'Even If'
7. The 'Indicative'/'Subjunctive' Distinction
8. The Riverboat Puzzle
Appendix: 'Nonconditional Conditionals' (with Michael L. Geis)
Revisionary Postscript on Nonconditional Conditionals
Bibliography, Index

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