Gillian Russell: "Hume’s Law and other Barriers to Entailment"

  • Date: –12:00
  • Location: Zoom (contact Matti Eklund for link)
  • Organiser: Department of Philosophy
  • Contact person: Matti Eklund
  • Seminarium

The Higher Seminar in Theoretical Philosophy

Gillian Russell, Australian Catholic University: "Hume’s Law and other Barriers to Entailment"

This paper looks at how to prove Hume’s law as one of a number of interrelated barriers to entailment and in particular what to make of proposed counterexamples that require complex logics, such as those based on Ought implies Can