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Essays on paradoxes / Terence Horgan.

Author:
Horgan, Terry, 1948- [Browse]
Uniform title:
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description:
vii, 322 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Part One: Newcomb's problem -- Counterfactuals and Newcomb's problem -- Newcomb's problem: a stalemate -- Newcomb's problem revisted -- Part Two: The Monty Hall Problem -- Let's make a deal -- Part Three: The two-envelope paradox, nonstandard expected utility, and the intensionality of probability -- The two-envelope paradox and the foundations of rational decision theory (abridged) -- Part Four: The sorites paradox -- Robust vagueness and the forced-march sorites paradox -- Transvaluationism: a Dionysian approach to vagueness -- Part Five: The sleeping beauty problem -- Sleeping beauty awakened: new odds at the dawn of the new day -- Synchronic Bayesian updating and the sleeping beauty problem: reply to Pust -- The exchange continued: response to Pust's response to my reply -- Generalized conditionalization and the sleeping beauty problem, II -- Part Six: Epistemic probabilty -- Epistemic probability.
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ISBN:
  • 9780199858422 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • 019985842X ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016007610
OCLC:
958962348
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