Testing Rationality on Primitive Knowledge
AbstractWe study whether rational information processing is testable. Our main result shows that, under positive conditions, negative introspection holds if and only if it holds for primitive propositions. In particular, it is sufficient to test negative introspection on primitive propositions.
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Partitional possibility correspondence; negative introspection; primitive propositions;
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