Re: decision theory papers

From: Wei Dai <>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 12:06:03 -0700

On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 11:57:28AM -0700, Brent Meeker wrote:
> Your approaches seem incoherent to me. If the universe is defined by a
> complete computable description then that description includes you and
> whatever decision process your brain implements. To treat the universe as
> computable and your choices as determined by some utility function and
> decision theory is contradictory.

Why is that contradictory? Please explain. Also, what alternative do you
Received on Thu Apr 18 2002 - 12:09:03 PDT

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