Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Frege, Gottlob
 
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Counterfactual Conditionals II 64
Counterfactual Conditional/Frege: expresses two thoughts - E.g. "if iron was lighter than water, it would float on water" - 1) That iron is not lighter - 2) That something that is lighter... - The subordinate clause expresses one thought and a portion of the other. - Therefore it cannot be replaced by another sentence of the same truth value.

F I
G. Frege
Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik Stuttgart 1987

F II
G. Frege
Funktion, Begriff, Bedeutung Göttingen 1994

F IV
G. Frege
Logische Untersuchungen Göttingen 1993


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