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We introduce a novel framework, the theory of Cartesian frames (CF), that gives powerful tools for manipulating sets of acts. The CF framework takes as its most fundamental building block that an agent can freely choose from a set of available actions. The framework uses the mathematics of Chu spaces to develop a calculus of those sets of actions,...
A recently developed metaphysical account of vagueness, called the modal-precisificational view, exploits i) a structural similarity with supervaluationism, the most popular account of vagueness, and ii) a system 'precisified' worlds, similar to modal possible worlds. This essay is a reformulation of the modal-precisificational view's response to t...
Hume's Conceivability Principle (CP) has been the source of much controversy since its appearance in the Treatise. CP is normally read as some variant of the claim that the conceivability of a proposition entails the possibility of its corresponding state of affairs. Many have found this reading unpalatable and powerful objections have been raised...