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Lewis, David
 
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Subjunctive Conditionals Goodman II VIII (Foreword, Putnam)
Subjunctive Conditionals/Counterfactual Conditionals: Much discussed problem today. David Lewis: has developed formalist scheme that assumes a totality of possible worlds and a "similarity metric" that measures their similarity in degrees. GoodmanVsLewis: these are not solutions that give us principles for deciding which of the possible worlds are more or less similar to the actual one.

LW I
D. Lewis
Die Identität von Körper und Geist Frankfurt 1989

LW II
D. Lewis
Konventionen Berlin 1975

LW IV
D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd I New York Oxford 1983

LW V
D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd II New York Oxford 1986

LwCl I
Cl. I. Lewis
Mind and the World Order: Outline of a Theory of Knowledge (Dover Books on Western Philosophy) 1991


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