Limits in the Revision Theory. More Than Just Definite Verdicts

Abstract

We present a new proposal for what to do at limits in the revision theory. The usual criterion for a limit stage is that it should agree with any definite verdicts that have been brought about before that stage. We suggest that one should not only consider definite verdicts that have been brought about but also more general properties; in fact any closed property can be considered. This more general framework is required if we move to considering revision theories for concepts that are concerned with real numbers, but also has consequences for more traditional revision theories such as the revision theory of truth.

This was published as part of a special issue on for the 25th anniversary of the publication of Revision Theory of Truth by Anil Gupta and Nuel Belnap.

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