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Taking chances : essays on rational choice, Jordan Howard Sobel

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Taking chances : essays on rational choice
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Taking chances
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essays on rational choice
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Jordan Howard Sobel
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Cambridge studies in probability, induction, and decision theory
Taking chances : essays on rational choice, Jordan Howard Sobel
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-374) and index
Contents
Utility theory and the Bayesian paradigm -- Newcomblike problems -- Not every prisoners' dilemma is a Newcomb problem -- Some versions of Newcomb's problem are prisoners' dilemmas -- Infallible predictors -- Kent Bach on good arguments -- Maximizing and prospering -- Notes on decision theory: old wine in new bottles -- Partition theorems for causal decision theories -- Expected ulitities and rational actions and choices -- Maximization, stability of decision, and actions in accordance with reason -- Useful intentions -- The need for coercion -- Hyperrational games -- Utility maximizers in iterated prisoners' dilemmas -- Backward induction arguments: a paradox regained
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24 cm.
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x, 376 p.
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