Re: Decision theory

From: Wei Dai <>
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 1998 15:32:29 -0800

On Thu, Dec 24, 1998 at 05:22:13PM -0500, Jacques M Mallah wrote:
> In this case, Gilles has it right. Wei, the problem you mentioned
> is seperate from the MWI, and I don't think it's really a problem at all.
> It's that there is no such thing as free will. In fact, the whole concept
> of free will never made any sense. The only possibilities are determinism
> and randomness, neither of which allows any 'decisions'.

If you don't think it's a problem, then please explain how you would apply
decision theory with the MWI (and include an example). Or alternatively
explain how you would justify probability theory without reference to
decision theory.
Received on Thu Dec 24 1998 - 15:33:43 PST

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