Counterfactual donkeys don't get high

Proceedings of Sinn Und Bedeutung 22 1:367--384 (2018)
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I present data that suggest the universal entailments of counterfactual donkey sentences aren’t as universal as some have claimed. I argue that this favors the strategy of attributing these entailments to a special property of the similarity ordering on worlds provided by some contexts, rather than to a semantically encoded sensitivity to assignment.

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Michael Deigan
Freie Universität Berlin


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