Synthese

, Volume 134, Issue 3, pp 389–427 | Cite as

Erotetic Search Scenarios

  • Andrzej Wiśniewski
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Abstract

The concept of search scenario is explicated in terms of erotetic logic, i.e., the logic of questions. Different kinds of erotetic search scenarios are characterized. The basic logical properties of erotetic search scenarios are analyzed.

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Logical Property Search Scenario Erotetic Logic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrzej Wiśniewski
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PhilosophyUniversity of Zielona GóraZielona GóraPoland E-mail

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