Shakespeare Institute Academic Panel on ‘Measure for Measure’

Event Date: 21 November 2011 
 The Shakespeare Institute
 Mason Croft, Church Street
 Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6HP   Shakespeare Institute Academic Panel on ‘Measure for Measure’ for Birmingham University undergraduates Introduction by Professor Ewan Fernie . Speakers: —————————————————— Professor Michael Dobson —————————————————— Professor John Jowett —————————————————— Dr Erin Sullivan —————————————————— Mohamed Salim Said —————————————————— Professor Ewan Fernie —————————————————— share this entry:

David Barnett – Counterfactual Entailment

Event Date: 21 November 2011 Senate House University of London London WC1E 7HU   David Barnett Counterfactual Entailment Counterfactual Entailment is the view that a counterfactual conditional is true just in case its antecedent entails its consequent. I present an argument for Counterfactual Entailment, and I develop a strategy for explaining away apparent counterexamples to the view. The strategy appeals …