OTHER WORDS FROM counterfactualcoun·ter·fact, nouncoun·ter·fac·tu·al·ly, adverb
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A common thread across these examples is counterfactual information generation.Do You Want AI to Be Conscious? - Issue 102: Hidden Truths|Ryota Kanai|June 9, 2021|Nautilus
The laws of physics, expressed as counterfactuals, offer a chance for improvement.Our Little Life Is Rounded with Possibility - Issue 102: Hidden Truths|Chiara Marletto|June 9, 2021|Nautilus
So quantum theory has more counterfactuals, but you still need counterfactuals to fully express classical information theory and even classical thermodynamics.
There are lots of counterfactuals in quantum theory, but that’s true in classical physics too!
The goal of constructor theory is to rewrite the laws of physics in terms of general principles that take the form of counterfactuals — statements, that is, about what’s possible and what’s impossible.
Psychologists call this awareness of what might have been “counterfactual thinking.”What’s a Key to Victory in Sochi? Coming So Close to Defeat.|Kevin Bleyer|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For anyone who ever thought it was glamorous to die young, Reed was the counterintuitive counterfactual.Lou Reed Lives! Why the Man With the Rock ‘n’ Roll Heart Isn’t Dead|Elizabeth Wurtzel|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His counterfactual musings don't provide any practicable, coherent or implementable alternatives.
But let's consider a counterfactual: Republicans double down.
It will depend upon the counterfactual—who is the other person.