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Syntactic foundations for unawareness of theorems

Galanis, Spyros (2011) Syntactic foundations for unawareness of theorems Theory and Decision, 71, (4), pp. 593-614. (doi:10.1007/s11238-010-9218-3).

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We provide a syntactic model of unawareness. By introducing multiple knowledge modalities, one for each sub-language, we specifically model agents whose only mistake in reasoning (other than their unawareness) is to underestimate the knowledge of more aware agents. We show that the model is a complete and sound axiomatization of the set-theoretic model of Galanis [2007] and compare it with other unawareness models in the literature.

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Published date: October 2011
Keywords: unawareness, uncertainty, knowledge, interactive epistemology, modal logic, bounded perception
Organisations: Economics


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PURE UUID: ae0934f0-42b4-49fd-a87f-e6c3e677e131
ORCID for Spyros Galanis: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 01 Jun 2010 13:02
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:44

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