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Detailed Examples

Cartesian counterfactuals involve a counterfactual sentence, a theory, a frame, and a world/point in the frame. The sentence is interpreted by the theory, relative to the frame. We move through the frame, from the current world, to a new point in the frame.

John McCarthy
Wed Jul 12 14:10:43 PDT 2000