Rational Agents That Blush

  • Paolo Turrini
  • John-Jules Ch. Meyer
  • Cristiano Castelfranchi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4738)


A student, supported by his classmates, throws a piece of chalk at the teacher who is writing on the blackboard. The teacher rapidly turns back and promptly catches him in the act. The student blushes and suddenly realizes how bad it was what he did.


Rational Agent High Self Esteem Belief Base Deontic Logic Social Emotion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Turrini
    • 1
  • John-Jules Ch. Meyer
    • 2
  • Cristiano Castelfranchi
    • 3
  1. 1.University of SienaItaly
  2. 2.University of UtrechtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.ISTC-CNRItaly

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