On the semantics and logic of obligation

Mind 94 (374):177-195 (1985)
This paper develops an informal semantics for 'ought to be' and 'ought to be given...' and argues for its plausibility. A feature of the semantics is that it invalidates 'if a entails b, And o(a), Then o(b)' and 'if o(a) & o(b), Then o(a&b)', While validating detachment for conditional obligation
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DOI 10.1093/mind/XCIV.374.177
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