Definition of contrafactual in English:


Syllabification: con·tra·fac·tu·al
Pronunciation: /ˌkäntrəˈfakCHo͞oəl


another term for counterfactual.
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  • There are two ways in which contrafactual definiteness could be false, for there are two parts to it.
  • Arguments like those about hidden variables and contrafactual definiteness are philosophical.
  • A larger lesson of contrafactual history is that it tests the robustness of both the past and of our explanations.

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