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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Rachael Briggs It is a platitude among decision theorists that agents should choose their actions so as to maximize expected value. But exactly how to define expected value is contentious. Evidential decision theory (henceforth EDT), causal decision theory (henceforth CDT), and a theory proposed...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (1): 93–114.
Published: 01 January 2007
... unconditional assign- ment of credences to dependency hypotheses in determining the rela- tive values of actions. If the Hs form a partition of the worlds that the agent assigns nonzero credence, the value assigned to an action A by evidential deci- sion theory (henceforth EDT) is given...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 483–538.
Published: 01 October 2012
... of causation, however, we seem to lack an uncontro- versial analogue of SDT. On the contrary, subjectivist evidential decision theory (EDT), such as that of Jeffrey (1965)—though initially motivated by the desire to extend Savage’s SDT to the case in which outcomes may depend on an agent’s choices...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 289–306.
Published: 01 April 2013
... the causal approach. 299 ARIF AHMED independence in favor of counterfactual dependence, is just what many of its supporters say about the rival Evidential Decision Theory (EDT) that in Newcomb’s problem ignores causal independence...