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Smokers and psychos: Egan cases don't work

Ahmed, Arif (2010) Smokers and psychos: Egan cases don't work. [Preprint]

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    Abstract

    Andy Egan's Smoking Lesion and Psycho Button cases are supposed to be counterexamples to Causal Decision Theory (CDT). I argue that if well-known Newcomb type cases don't already refute CDT then neither do Egan's cases. In any event Egan's cases add nothing new to whatever case already exists against CDT.


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    Item Type: Preprint
    Keywords: Causal Decision Theory
    Subjects: General Issues > Causation
    General Issues > Decision Theory
    Depositing User: Arif Ahmed
    Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2010 07:18
    Last Modified: 18 Oct 2010 07:18
    Item ID: 8341
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/8341

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