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Context Mereology

@inproceedings{Hayes2007ContextM,
  title={Context Mereology},
  author={Patrick J. Hayes},
  booktitle={AAAI Spring Symposium: Logical Formalizations of Commonsense Reasoning},
  year={2007}
}
  • P. Hayes
  • Published in
    AAAI Spring Symposium…
    2007
  • Computer Science
We show that under a small number of assumptions, it is possible to interpret truth in a context as a quantification over truth in 'atomic' or pointlike contexts, which are transparent to all the connectives. We discuss the necessary assumptions and suggest conditions under which they are intuitively reasonable. Introduction This note is inspired by the context logic originally introduced by J. McCarthy (McCarthy 1993) and R. V. Guha, (Guha 1991) and subsequently developed by others. It is… 

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