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Rational decisions

Author: K G Binmore
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
Series: Gorman lectures in economics.
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"The book is a wide-ranging exploration of standard theories of choice and belief under risk and uncertainty. Ken Binmore discusses the various philosophical attitudes related to the nature of probability and offers resolutions to paradoxes believed to hinder further progress. In arguing that the Bayesian approach to knowledge is inadequate in a large world, Binmore proposes an extension to Bayesian decision theory  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Binmore, K.G., 1940-
Rational decisions.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008938513
(OCoLC)299786093
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: K G Binmore
ISBN: 9781400833092 1400833094 9786612457944 6612457945
OCLC Number: 697174358
Description: 1 online resource (x, 200 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Revealed preference --
Game theory --
Risk --
Utilitarianism --
Classical probability --
Frequency --
Bayesian decision theory --
Epistemology --
Large worlds --
Mathematical notes.
Series Title: Gorman lectures in economics.
Responsibility: Ken Binmore.

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Explains the foundations of Bayesian decision theory and shows why Savage restricted the theory's application to small worlds. This title discusses the various philosophical attitudes related to the  Read more...

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