Being Permitted, Inconsistencies, and Question Raising

Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics book series (PROMS, volume 152)

Abstract

A semantic relation of being permitted by a set of possible worlds is defined and analysed. We call it “permittance”. The domain of permittance comprises declarative sentences/formulas. A paraconsistent consequence relation which is both permittance-preserving and truth-preserving is characterized. An application of the introduced concepts in the analysis of question raising is presented.

Keywords

Being permitted Consequence Paraconsistency Logic of questions 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

Primary 03B60 Secondary 03B20 03B53 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Logic and Cognitive Science, Institute of PsychologyAdam Mickiewicz UniversityPoznańPoland

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