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Syncretic Argumentation by Means of Lattice Homomorphism

  • Taichi Hasegawa
  • Safia Abbas
  • Hajime Sawamura
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5925)

Abstract

In this paper, we attempt to formalize the syncretic argumentation, taking into account the Golden Rule in the ethics of reciprocity and Confucius’ Golden Rule. After outlining the underlying argumentation framework, Logic of Multiple-valued Argumentation (LMA), we describe the syncretic argumentation framework by introducing the lattice homomorphism on truth-values (epistemic states) of propositions, and the new definitions of arguments justified under syncretized knowledge base. We also argue about its implications and new directions to further work.

Keywords

Complete Lattice Epistemic State Golden Rule Argumentation Framework Lattice Homomorphism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Taichi Hasegawa
    • 1
  • Safia Abbas
    • 1
  • Hajime Sawamura
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of Science and TechnologyNiigata UniversityNiigataJapan
  2. 2.Institute of Science and TechnologyNiigata UniversityNiigataJapan

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