Journal of Philosophical Logic

, Volume 40, Issue 3, pp 421–439

A Two-Level Perspective on Preference


DOI: 10.1007/s10992-010-9168-9

Cite this article as:
Liu, F. J Philos Logic (2011) 40: 421. doi:10.1007/s10992-010-9168-9


This paper proposes a two-level modeling perspective which combines intrinsic ‘betterness’ and reason-based extrinsic preference, and develops its static and dynamic logic in tandem. Our technical results extend, integrate, and re-interpret earlier theorems on preference representation and update in the literature on preference change.


Preference Betterness Modal logic Dynamic logic Priority graph Preference change Two-level models 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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