Search for dissertations about: "epistemic entrenchment"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words epistemic entrenchment.

  1. 1. Non-linear belief revision : Foundations and applications : by John Cantwell

    Author : John Cantwell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy; Belief revision; iterated belief revision; non-linear belief revision; epistemic entrenchment; plausibility relations; possibility relations; preferential relations; sources of information; contradictory information; non- prioritised belief revision; AGM; Filosofi; Philosophy subjects; Filosofiämnen; teoretisk filosofi; Theoretical Philosophy;

    Abstract : Three structures for belief revision: plausability relations on states, relations of epistemic entrenchment on propositions and systems of spheres (hypertheories), are generalised to the non-linear (non-connected) case. The further generalisation to the case of sets of such structures is also investigated. READ MORE

  2. 2. On Non-Prioritized Multiple Belief Revision

    Author : Li Zhang; Sven Ove Hansson; John Cantwell; Tor Sandqvist; André Fuhrmann; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Non-prioritized multiple revision; Making up one s mind; Choice revision; Descriptor revision; AGM; Believability relation; Multiple believability relation; Belief base; Partial expansion; Multiple contraction; Philosophy; Filosofi; Matematik; Mathematics; Datalogi; Computer Science;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates a sort of non-prioritized multiple revision, the operation of making up one's mind, and its generalization, the operation of choice revision. Making up one's mind about a sentence is a belief change that takes the agent to a belief state in which either the sentence or its negation is believed. READ MORE

  3. 3. On the Logic of Theory Change : Extending the AGM Model

    Author : Eduardo Fermé; John Cantwell; David Makinson; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Logic of Theory Change. AGM model. Belief Bases; Iterated Models; Multiple belief change; AGM and defeasible Logic; Logic; Logik;

    Abstract : This thesis consists in six articles and a comprehensive summary. • The pourpose of the summary is to introduce the AGM theory of belief change and to exemplify the diversity and significance of the research that has been inspired by the AGM article in the last 25 years. READ MORE