Benardete’s paradox and the logic of counterfactuals

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I consider a puzzling case presented by Jose Benardete, and by appeal to this case develop a paradox involving counterfactual conditionals. I then show that this paradox may be leveraged to argue for certain non-obvious claims concerning the logic of counterfactuals.
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Counterfactuals.Lewis, David K.
The Nature of Necessity.Plantinga, Alvin
A Theory of Conditionals.Stalnaker, Robert C.
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