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deontic logics without agency

Standard deontic logics are agentless. That is, obligations in the logic are not assigned to agents; instead, they are made sort of general and ephemeral. This strikes me as rather fraught with all ...
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Obligation and material implication

Deontic logic often contains the axiom □(p → q) → (□p → □q) where □ is being used for "it is obligatory that". This axiom strikes me as odd. It reads "If it is obligatory that p ...
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