Embedding and automating conditional logics in classical higher-order logic

Christoph Benzmüller, Dov Gabbay, Valerio Genovese, Daniele Rispoli

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A sound and complete embedding of conditional logics into classical higher-order logic is presented. This embedding enables the application of off-the-shelf higher-order automated theorem provers and model finders for reasoning within and about conditional logics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-271
Number of pages15
JournalAnnals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 2012
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
C. Benzmüller has been supported by the German Research Foundation under grants BE 2501/8-1 and BE 2501/9-1. Valerio Genovese is supported by the National Research Fund, Luxembourg.


  • Automated theorem proving
  • Classical higher-order logic
  • Conditional logics
  • Semantic embedding


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