Public Announcements

Part of the Studies In Epistemology, Logic, Methodology, And Philosophy Of Science book series (SYLI, volume 337)

If I truthfully say ‘a kowhai tree has yellow flowers’ to a group of friends, that fact is then commonly known among them. This indeed works for propositions about facts, such as in the example, but it is a mistaken intuition that whatever you announce is thereafter commonly known: it does not hold for certain epistemic propositions.


Common Knowledge Epistemic State Epistemic Logic Public Announcement Logical Language 
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