AHMED, Arif (2010) CAUSAL DECISION THEORY IS FALSE. UNSPECIFIED.
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Causal Decision Theory (CDT) cares only about the effects of an act, not its causes. The paper constructs a case in which CDT consequently recommends a bet that the agent is certain to lose rather than a bet that the agent is certain to win. CDT is plainly giving wrong advice in this case. It therefore stands refuted.
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|Keywords:||Causal Decision Theory, Evidential Decision Theory, Determinism, Compatibilism|
|Subjects:||General Issues > Decision Theory|
|Depositing User:||Arif Ahmed|
|Date Deposited:||30 Sep 2010|
|Last Modified:||07 Oct 2010 11:20|
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