TITLE

The logic of 'being informed' revisited and revised

AUTHOR(S)
Allo, Patrick
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Philosophical Studies;Apr2011, Vol. 153 Issue 3, p417
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The logic of 'being informed' gives a formal analysis of a cognitive state that does not coincide with either belief, or knowledge. To Floridi, who first proposed the formal analysis, the latter is supported by the fact that unlike knowledge or belief, being informed is a factive, but not a reflective state. This paper takes a closer look at the formal analysis itself, provides a pure and an applied semantics for the logic of being informed, and tries to find out to what extent the formal analysis can contribute to an information-based epistemology.
ACCESSION #
59316258

 

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