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The Foundations of Causal Decision Theory.

Author: James M Joyce
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Cambridge studies in probability, induction, and decision theory.
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The most complete defense of causal decision theory available.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James M Joyce
ISBN: 9780511398926 0511398921
OCLC Number: 437209147
Description: 1 online resource (282 pages).
Contents: COVER; HALF-TITLE; SERIES-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION A CHANCE TO RECONSIDER; 1 Instrumental Rationality as Expected Utility Maximization; 2 Decision Problems; 3 Savage's Theory; 4 Evidential Decision Theory; 5 Causal Decision Theory; 6 A General Theory of Conditional Beliefs; 7 A Representation Theorem for Causal Decision Theory; 8 Where Things Stand; REFERENCES; INDEX.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in probability, induction, and decision theory.

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