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Sleeping Beauty and the Dynamics of De Se Beliefs

Meacham, Chris (2003) Sleeping Beauty and the Dynamics of De Se Beliefs. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The sleeping beauty problem raises the question of how changes in self-locating beliefs should affect our beliefs about the world. I argue that the responses to the sleeping beauty problem that have been advocated in the literature lead to highly counterintuitive consequences. In light of this, I argue that we should adopt a different account of the dynamics of de se beliefs.


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Meacham, Chris
Keywords: Sleeping Beauty, Bayesianism, Belief Revision, Belief Updating, Belief Dynamics, Belief Change, Reflection, Conditionalization, De Se, Centered World
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
General Issues > Confirmation/Induction
General Issues > Theory Change
Depositing User: Chris Meacham
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2005
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:13
Item ID: 2323
Public Domain: No
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2323

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