Re: MWI vs Multiverse

From: Hal Finney <>
Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2005 23:50:56 -0700 (PDT)

Russell Standish writes:
> I was not aware of the Born rule having been derived multiple times
> (although I'm not too suprised if that is the case). Do you have any
> references? The Born rule is one of the things I derive in my "Why
> Occam's paper".

I just have a couple of recent references, but both of them point
to several earlier ones, including of course Everett's original
work. One is David Deutsch's attempt to use decision theory, . This paper has been widely
criticized; one defense of it is at .

See also Robin Hanson's two papers on his "mangled worlds" concept, .

Hal Finney
Received on Mon Jun 06 2005 - 04:07:41 PDT

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