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After discussing ancient counterfactual hypotheses, the authors explicate the views on impossible propositions and indirect proofs by the twelfth century Islamic philosopher Averroes.
This hybrid account (1) distinguishes many intuitively distinct impossible propositions; (2) identifies impossible propositions with extensional constructions; and (3) avoids resorting to primitive modality, at least so far as Lewisian modal realism does.
Impossible propositions at least have a stable truth value.