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Diachronic Rationality and Prediction-Based Games

Wallace, David (2010) Diachronic Rationality and Prediction-Based Games. [Published Article]

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    Abstract

    I explore the debate about causal versus evidential decision theory, and its recent developments in the work of Andy Egan, through the method of some simple games based on agents' predictions of each other's actions. My main focus is on the requirement for rational agents to act in a way which is consistent over time and its implications for such games and their more realistic cousins.


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    Item Type: Published Article
    Keywords: Decision theory Game theory
    Subjects: General Issues > Decision Theory
    Depositing User: David Wallace
    Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2011 21:01
    Last Modified: 09 Nov 2011 21:01
    Item ID: 8893
    Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society
    Official URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-...
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/8893

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