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Essentialist Blindness would not preclude counterfactual knowledge

Roca-Royes S (2012) Essentialist Blindness would not preclude counterfactual knowledge, Philosophia Scientiae, 16 (2), pp. 149-172.

This paper does two things. First, it defends, against a potential threat to it, the claim that a capacity for essentialist knowledge should not be placed among the core capacities for counterfactual knowledge. Second, it assesses a consequence of that claim—or better: of the discussion by means of which I defend it—in relation to Kment's and Williamson's views on the relation between modality and counterfactuals.

Epistemology of counterfactuals; Epistemology of modality

AuthorsRoca-Royes Sonia
Publication date2012
PublisherKime Editions
ISSN 1281-2463

Philosophia Scientiae: Volume 16, Issue 2

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