Grounding Entails Counterpossible Non-Triviality

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This paper outlines a non-reductive counterfactual account of grounding along interventionist lines, and uses the account to argue that taking grounding seriously requires ascribing non-trivial truth-conditions to a range of counterpossible counterfactuals. This result allows for a diagnosis of a route to scepticism about grounding, as deriving at least in part from scepticism about non-trivial counterpossible truth and falsity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)716-728
JournalPhilosophy and Phenomenological Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jun 2016


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