conditionals

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  • conditionals —    Conditionals are if then statements or the propositions expressed by if then statements. They fall into two main classes: material conditionals, such as If Oswald did not kill Kennedy on 22 November 1963 then somebody else did , and… …   Christian Philosophy

  • conditionals — con di·tion·al || ʃənl adj. limited, dependent on something else; containing a limitation n. (Grammar) conditional clause; conditional mood …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Counterfactual conditional — For other uses, see Counterfactual (disambiguation). A counterfactual conditional, subjunctive conditional, or remote conditional, abbreviated cf, is a conditional (or if then ) statement indicating what would be the case if its antecedent were… …   Wikipedia

  • Material conditional — The material conditional, also known as material implication, is a binary truth function, such that the compound sentence p→q (typically read if p then q or p implies q ) is logically equivalent to the negative compound: not (p and not q). A… …   Wikipedia

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  • Strict conditional — In logic, a strict conditional is a material conditional that is acted upon by the necessity operator from modal logic. For any two propositions p and q, the formula p ightarrow q says that p materially implies q while Box (p ightarrow q) says… …   Wikipedia

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  • Irreale Bedingungssätze — Kontrafaktische Konditionalsätze, auch kontrafaktische Implikationen oder kurz Kontrafaktuale (counterfactual implication/conditional, counterfactual) werden in der Philosophie Aussagen der Form Wenn ... der Fall wäre, dann wäre genannt.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kontrafaktische Implikation — Kontrafaktische Konditionalsätze, auch kontrafaktische Implikationen oder kurz Kontrafaktuale (counterfactual implication/conditional, counterfactual) werden in der Philosophie Aussagen der Form Wenn ... der Fall wäre, dann wäre genannt.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kontrafaktische Konditionale — Kontrafaktische Konditionalsätze, auch kontrafaktische Implikationen oder kurz Kontrafaktuale (counterfactual implication/conditional, counterfactual) werden in der Philosophie Aussagen der Form Wenn ... der Fall wäre, dann wäre genannt.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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