Byrne's approach to the semifactual conditional captures the reasoning data. However, we argue that it does not account for the processes or Principles by which people arrive at representations of even-if conditionals, upon which their reasoning is said to be based. Drawing upon recent work on the suppositional conditional we present such an account.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
- Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology