Word of the Week: Counterfactual

As in:  “Meaning derived through counterfactuals may affirm and help reconstruct the self in new ways that result in growth, authenticity, and acceptance of what is.”
Book Cover: Psychology of Meaning

Markman, K. D., Proulx, T., & Lindberg, M. J. (Eds.). (2013). The psychology of meaning. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. p. 332. 

For definitions of counterfactuals, consult the Oxford English Dictionary and the Credo Reference Collection.

Posted by the Reference Department

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