Grounding Entails Counterpossible Non-Triviality

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Grounding Entails Counterpossible Non-Triviality. / Wilson, Alastair.

In: Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 96, No. 3, 16.06.2016, p. 716-728.

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abstract = "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.",
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