Weak-ensconcement for Shielded base contraction

Authors: Alejandro J. Mercado, Daniel Grimaldi,
Ricardo O. Rodriguez.

In this article, we provide the weak version of ensconcement which characterizes an interesting family of Shielded base contractions. In turn, this characterization induces a class of AGM contractions satisfying certain postulates that we reveal here. Finally, we show a connection among the class of contractions given by our weak ensconcement and other kinds of base contraction operators. In doing so, we also point out a flaw in the original theorems that link the epistemic entrenchment with ensconcement (which are well established in the literature), and then we provide two possible solutions.

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2023-12-21T12:19:19-03:00 21/diciembre/2023|Papers|
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