This book presents adaptive logics (ALs) as an intuitive and powerful framework to model defeasible reasoning. It offers case studies stemming from various contexts of defeasible reasoning, such as default reasoning, argumentation, and normative reasoning.
Chapter 1. Introduction.- Part I. Adaptive Logics as a Framework for Defeasible Logics.- Chapter 2 The Standard Format of Adaptive Logics.- Chapter 3. Sequential Combinations of ALs.- Chapter 4. On the Transparency of Defeasible Logics: Equivalent Premise Sets, Equivalence of Their Extensions, and Maximality of the Lower Limit.- Chapter 5. Generalizing the Standard Format.- Part II. Conditional Logics of Normality.- Chapter 6. Adaptively Applying Modus Ponens in Conditional Logics of Normality.- Chapter 7. An Adaptive Logic for Rational Closure.- Part III. Argumentation Theory.- Chapter 8. Towards the Proof-Theoretic Unification of Dung's Argumentation Framework: An Adaptive Logic Approach.- Chapter 9. Allowing for Joint Attacks.- Part IV. Deontic Logics.- Chapter 10. Avoiding Deontic Explosion by Contextually Restricting Modal Inheritance.- Chapter 11. An Adaptive Logic Framework for Conditional Obligations and Deontic Dilemmas.- Chapter 12. A Deontic Logic Framework Allowing for Factual Detachment.- Appendices. ¿
This book presents adaptive logics as an intuitive and powerful framework for modeling defeasible reasoning. It examines various contexts in which defeasible reasoning is useful and offers a compact introduction into adaptive logics.