Agency and Deontic Logic

Agency and Deontic Logic by John F. Horty

By: John F. Horty

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9780198030768
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John Horty effectively develops deontic logic (the logic of ethical concepts like obligation and permission) against the background of a formal theory of agency. He incorporates certain elements of decision theory to set out a new deontic account of what agents ought to do under various conditions over extended periods of time. Offering a conceptual rather than technical emphasis, Horty's framework allows a number of recent issues from moral theory to be set out clearly and discussed from a uniform point of view.
ISBN:
9780198030768
Publication Date:
18 / 12 / 2000

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