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Studia Logica

, Volume 101, Issue 6, pp 1159–1183 | Cite as

Free Quantified Epistemic Logics

  • Giovanna CorsiEmail author
  • Eugenio Orlandelli
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Abstract

The paper presents an epistemic logic with quantification over agents of knowledge and with a syntactical distinction between de re and de dicto occurrences of terms. Knowledge de dicto is characterized as ‘knowledge that’, and knowlegde de re as ‘knowledge of’. Transition semantics turns out to be an adequate tool to account for the distinctions introduced.

Keywords

First-order epistemic logic Multi-agent systems Term-modal language Indexed modalities Transition semantics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Filosofia e ComunicazioneUniversità di BolognaBolognaItaly

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