Partially Undetermined Many-Valued Events and Their Conditional Probability
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- Montagna, F. J Philos Logic (2012) 41: 563. doi:10.1007/s10992-011-9185-3
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A logic for classical conditional events was investigated by Dubois and Prade. In their approach, the truth value of a conditional event may be undetermined. In this paper we extend the treatment to many-valued events. Then we support the thesis that probability over partially undetermined events is a conditional probability, and we interpret it in terms of bets in the style of de Finetti. Finally, we show that the whole investigation can be carried out in a logical and algebraic setting, and we find a logical characterization of coherence for assessments of partially undetermined events.