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Deontic Logic, Weakening and Decisions Concerning Disjunctive Obligations (pages 93-102)

Michael J. SHAFFER ABSTRACT: This paper introduces two new paradoxes for standard deontic logic (SDL). They are importantly related to, but distinct from Ross’ paradox. These two new paradoxes for SDL are the simple weakening paradox and the complex weakening paradox. Both of these paradoxes arise in virtue of the underlying logic of SDL and are consequences of the fact …

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