Free choice and contextually permitted actions

F.P.M. Dignum, J.-J.Ch. Meyer, Roelf J. Wieringa

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    Abstract

    We present a solution to the paradox of free choice permission by introducing strong and weak permission in a deontic logic of action. It is shown how counterintuitive consequences of strong permission can be avoided by limiting the contexts in which an action can be performed. This is done by introducing the only operator, which allows us to say that only is performed (and nothing else), and by introducing contextual interpretation of action terms
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)193-220
    Number of pages28
    JournalStudia Logica
    Volume57
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 1996

    Keywords

    • SCS-Services
    • IR-76126
    • EWI-10646
    • Dynamic Logic
    • contexts
    • Actions

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    Dignum, F. P. M., Meyer, J-JC., & Wieringa, R. J. (1996). Free choice and contextually permitted actions. Studia Logica, 57(1), 193-220. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00370675