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Belief Revision

Graham Priest

in Doubt Truth to be a Liar

Published in print December 2005 | ISBN: 9780199263288
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603631 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199263280.003.0009
 Belief Revision

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This chapter discusses an account of belief-revision that is compatible with the rational belief of contradictions. In the process, a formal account of the model of rationality of the preceding chapter is provided. The account of belief-revision is contrasted with the familiar AGM account.

Keywords: belief revision; AGM; rationality; inconsistent beliefs; optimization under constraint

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Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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