Search for dissertations about: "plausibility relations"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words plausibility relations.

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : John Cantwell; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : 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; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen 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. Norm Acceptance in the International Community A study of disaster risk reduction and climate-induced migration

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economic History and International Relations, Stockholm University

    Author : Elin Jakobsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Relations; norms; norm diffusion; norm acceptance; norm emergence; norm life cycle; disaster risk reduction; climate-induced migration; climate refugees; climate security; International Relations; internationella relationer;

    Abstract : Different kinds of normative claims and statements of “oughtness” infuse the international political environment. But why do some proposed norms become accepted by the international community while others do not? This thesis investigates this central question using two normatively charged international issues as vehicles for explanation. READ MORE