FOM: Alice, Bob and Carol

Adrian-Richard-David Mathias Adrian-Richard-David.Mathias at
Mon Apr 8 23:57:17 EDT 2002

> 4.  Suppose we add the information that Alice is a different person from Bob
> and Carol.  Now we have the information that at least three people are
> married.

I don't follow the reasoning. Bob and Carol might be the same
person;  e.g. Carol might be the late King of Romania of that name 
and Bob his pseudonym when incognito. Alice might be married to Bob-Carol, 
(which of course raises the possibility that Alice has gone through a form 
of marriage with someone she calls Bob, unaware that he is also Carol.) 

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