|Abstract||The purpose of this paper is to explore a new deontic operator for representing what an agent ought to do; the operator is cast against the background of a modal treatment of action developed by Nuel Belnap and Michael Perlo , which itself relies on Arthur Prior's indeterministic tense logic. The analysis developed here of what an agent ought to do is based on a dominance ordering adapted from the decision theoretic study of choice under uncertainty to the present account of action. It is shown that this analysis gives rise to a normal deontic operator, and that the result is superior to an analysis that identi es what an agent ought to do with what it ought to be that the agent does.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||No categories specified (fix it)|
|Through your library||Only published papers are available at libraries|
Similar books and articles
John F. Horty (1996). Agency and Obligation. Synthese 108 (2):269 - 307.
Churn-Jung Liau (2001). A Logical Analysis of the Relationship Between Commitment and Obligation. Journal of Logic, Language and Information 10 (2):237-261.
Krister Segerberg (2012). DΔL: A Dynamic Deontic Logic. Synthese 185 (S1):1-17.
Lennart Aqvist (2002). Old Foundations for the Logic of Agency and Action. Studia Logica 72 (3):313 - 338.
Peter J. Taylor (1994). Shifting Frames: From Divided to Distributed Psychologies of Scientific Agents. PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1994:304 - 310.
Stefan Wölfl (2002). Propositional Q-Logic. Journal of Philosophical Logic 31 (5):387-414.
John Francis Horty (2001). Agency and Deontic Logic. Oxford University Press.
Leendert W. N. Torre & Yao-Hua Tan (1999). Diagnosis and Decision Making in Normative Reasoning. Artificial Intelligence and Law 7 (1).
Liezl van Zyl (2011). Rightness and Goodness in Agent-Based Virtue Ethics. Journal of Philosophical Research 36:103-114.
Mark A. Brown (1992). Normal Bimodal Logics of Ability and Action. Studia Logica 51 (3-4):519 - 532.
P. X. Monaghan (2010). A Novel Interpretation of Plato's Theory of Forms. Metaphysica 11 (1):63-78.
Michael Byron (2005). Simon 's Revenge: Or, Incommensurability and Satisficing. Analysis 65 (288):311–315.
Nuel Belnap & Michael Perloff (1992). The Way of the Agent. Studia Logica 51 (3-4):463 - 484.
Charles F. Manski (2011). Actualist Rationality. Theory and Decision 71 (2):195-210.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2010-12-22
Total downloads1 ( #274,830 of 549,087 )
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?