Modal logic for preference based on reasons

Daniel Osherson, Scott Weinstein

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Abstract

We discuss the logic of preferences, introducing modal connectives that reflect reasons to prefer that one formula rather than another be true. An axiomatic analysis of two such logics is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIn Search of Elegance in the Theory and Practice of Computation
Subtitle of host publicationEssays Dedicated to Peter Buneman
EditorsVal Tannen, Limsoon Wong, Leonid Libkin, Wenfei Fan, Michael Fourman, Wang-Chiew Tan
Pages516-541
Number of pages26
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume8000
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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    Osherson, D., & Weinstein, S. (2013). Modal logic for preference based on reasons. In V. Tannen, L. Wong, L. Libkin, W. Fan, M. Fourman, & W-C. Tan (Eds.), In Search of Elegance in the Theory and Practice of Computation: Essays Dedicated to Peter Buneman (pp. 516-541). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); Vol. 8000). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-41660-6-29