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Logic, Convention, and Common Knowledge: A Conventionalist Account of Logic


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November 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

One of the fundamental theses of this book is that logical consequence and logical truth are not simply given, but arise as conventions among the users of logic. Thus Syverson explains convention within a game-theoretic framework, as a kind of equilibrium between the strategies of players in a game where they share common knowledge of events--a revisiting of Lewis's Convention that argues that convention can be reasonably treated as coordination equilibria. Most strikingly, a realistic solution is provided for Gray's classic coordination problem, wherein two generals can only communicate with each other through unreliable means.

Portrait

Paul F. Syverson is a mathematician at the Center for High Assurance Computer Systems within the Naval Research Laboratory.
EAN: 9781575863924
ISBN: 1575863928
Untertitel: 'CSLI Lecture Notes'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CTR FOR STUDY OF LANG & INFO
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2002
Seitenanzahl: 166 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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