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A Relevant Theory of Conditionals

Edwin D. Mares and André Fuhrmann
Journal of Philosophical Logic
Vol. 24, No. 6 (Dec., 1995), pp. 645-665
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/30227232
Page Count: 21
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A Relevant Theory of Conditionals
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Abstract

In this paper we set out a semantics for relevant (counterfactual) conditionals. We combine the Routley-Meyer semantics for relevant logic with a semantics for conditionals based on selection functions. The resulting models characterize a family of conditional logics free from fallacies of relevance, in particular counternecessities and conditionals with necessary consequents receive a non-trivial treatment.

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