Propositional Quantifiers in Deontic Logic

  • Gert-Jan C. Lokhorst
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4048)


Several systems of monadic deontic logic are defined in terms of systems of alethic modal logic with a propositional constant. When the universal propositional quantifier is added to these systems, the propositional constant becomes definable in terms of the deontic operator. As a result, the meaning of this constant becomes clearer and it becomes easy to axiomatize the deontic fragments of the alethic modal systems.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gert-Jan C. Lokhorst
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  1. 1.Section of Philosophy, Faculty of Technology, Policy and ManagementDelft University of Technology 

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