Teleological Reasoning in Reason-Based Logic

  title={Teleological Reasoning in Reason-Based Logic},
  author={Jaap Hage},
AEWTRACT This paper describes a version of Remon-llased Logic that has special facilities for teleological reasoning. The logic is specljied by model-theoretic means, and is illustrated b-v means of an extended example. This example illustrates how RBL can be used to wodel the logical dif~erence between legal rules on the one hand and legal principles and goals on the other hand. The appendices give more details on the ontological presuppositions of RllL and OM the phenotnenon of 'deontic… CONTINUE READING

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