Deontic Logic, Agency and Normative Systems: ?EON '96: Third International Workshop on Deontic Logic in Computer Science, Sesimbra, Portugal, 11 - 13 January 1996

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This is the latest volume in the Workshops in Computing series and contains papers to be presented at the Third International Workshop on Deontic Logic in Computer Science (DEON '96) to be held in Sesimbra, Portugal 11 - 13 January 1996. It contains a variety of contributions covering the relationship between deontic logics, logics of action and normative systems (i.e. systems of or about interacting agents whose behaviour is subject to ideal constraints that may not always be fulfilled in practice). The papers ...

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Overview

This is the latest volume in the Workshops in Computing series and contains papers to be presented at the Third International Workshop on Deontic Logic in Computer Science (DEON '96) to be held in Sesimbra, Portugal 11 - 13 January 1996. It contains a variety of contributions covering the relationship between deontic logics, logics of action and normative systems (i.e. systems of or about interacting agents whose behaviour is subject to ideal constraints that may not always be fulfilled in practice). The papers range from the theoretical studies of the logical and conceptual tools needed, to studies of various applications. The resulting volume will be of interest to researchers working in a variety of fields from philosophy, logic and legal theory, through to artificial intelligence and computer/management sciences.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540760153
  • Publisher: Springer London
  • Publication date: 12/1/1995
  • Series: Workshops in Computing Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 235
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Table of Contents

Authors' Addresses and Positions
From the Fundamental Legal Conceptions of Hohfeld to Legal Relations: Refining the Enrichment of Solely Deontic Legal Relations 1
Towards a Computational Treatment of Deontic Defeasibility 27
Doing as We Ought: Towards a Logic of Simply Dischargeable Obligations 47
A Deontic Logic for Reasoning about Confidentiality 66
A Modal Approach to Intentions, Commitments and Obligations: Intention plus Commitment Yields Obligation 80
Combining Agency and Obligation (Preliminary Version) 98
The Logic of Normative Systems 123
Getting Personal: Some Notes on the Relationship Between Personal and Impersonal Obligation 134
Must I Do What I Ought? (Or Will the Least I Can Do Do?) 154
Defeasible Reasoning with Legal Rules 174
Indirect Action, Influence and Responsibility 194
How to Combine Ordering and Minimizing in a Deontic Logic Based on Preferences 216
Author Index 233
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