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A Logic of Expertise

@article{Singleton2021ALO,
  title={A Logic of Expertise},
  author={Joseph Singleton},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2107.10832}
}
In this paper we introduce a simple modal logic framework to reason about the expertise of an information source. In the framework, a source is an expert on a proposition p if they are able to correctly determine the truth value of p in any possible world. We also consider how information may be false, but true after accounting for the lack of expertise of the source. This is relevant for modelling situations in which information sources make claims beyond their domain of expertise. We use non… Expand

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