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How to put self-locating information in its place

Bartha, Paul (2006) How to put self-locating information in its place. In: [2006] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Contributed Papers.

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    Abstract

    How can self-locating propositions be integrated into normal patterns of belief revision? Puzzles such as Sleeping Beauty seem to show that such propositions lead to violation of ordinary principles for reasoning with subjective probability, such as Conditionalization and Reflection. I show that sophisticated forms of Conditionalization and Reflection are not only compatible with self-locating propositions, but also indispensable in understanding how they can function as evidence in Sleeping Beauty and similar cases.


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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Keywords: self-locating belief, Sleeping Beauty, Reflection Principle
    Subjects: General Issues > Decision Theory
    Conferences and Volumes: [2006] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Contributed Papers
    Depositing User: Paul Bartha
    Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2006
    Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 11:14
    Item ID: 2993
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2993

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