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Preferential Belief Change Using Generalized Epistemic Entrenchment

Rott, Hans (1992) Preferential Belief Change Using Generalized Epistemic Entrenchment. Journal of Logic, Language and Information 1 (1), pp. 45-78.

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Abstract

A sentence A is epistemically less entrenched in a belief state K than a sentence B if and only if a person in belief state K who is forced to give up either A or B will give up A and hold on to B. This is the fundamental idea of epistemic entrenchment as introduced by Gärdenfors (1988) and elaborated by Gärdenfors and Makinson (1988). Another distinguishing feature of relations of epistemic ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:1992
Institutions:Philosophy, Art, and Society > Institut für Philosophie > Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Philosophie (Prof. Dr. phil Hans Rott)
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10.1007/BF00203386DOI
Keywords:Belief revision, epistemic entrenchment, theory change
Subjects:100 Philosophy & psychology > 100 Philosophy
Status:Published
Refereed:Unknown
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Owner: Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
Deposited On:18 Jul 2012 11:05
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 19:00
Item ID:25385
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