On the Relationship Between Permission and Obligation

@inproceedings{Jones1987OnTR,
  title={On the Relationship Between Permission and Obligation},
  author={A. J. I. Jones},
  booktitle={ICAIL},
  year={1987}
}
In two interesting papers ((1983), (1986)) Thorne McCarty has presented a semantics for the central deontic concepts, permission and obligation, based upon a semantics for an action language. The latter, in turn, was constructed along lines deriving from Pratt-Harel dynamic logic. I shall here offer some critical comments on McCarty's analysis of the… CONTINUE READING