Sufficientarian Propositional Belief Merging

  • Henrique VianaEmail author
  • João Alcântara
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10207)


In this paper, we will introduce the theory of sufficientarianism in belief merging. Originally, there are two main subclasses of belief merging operators: majority operators which are related to the theory of utilitarianism, and arbitration operators which are related to egalitarianism. We will show that sufficientarianism brings novelties to the area by satisfying new logical postulates different from those satisfied by majority or arbitration operators.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceFederal University of CearáFortalezaBrazil

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