David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Cogito 7 (3):216-225 (1993)
The first paper of this series (Cogito, 1992) outlined ‘the showdown phenomenon’: a live sequence of events of two distinct kinds, ‘red’ and ‘green’, which was experienced by the would-be predictor as absolutely and irreducibly unpredictable, because the predictor invariably got his or her predictions wrong. We can clearly and distinctly imagine this happening: so a perverse-random experience of this sort is evidently ‘logically possible’. This raises the question of the relation of the new sequences to ordinary ‘random’ sequences. In this paper an account is developed of the relationship of ‘perverse-randomness’ to ‘randomness’. Such an account may assist us in achieving a new, firmer conceptualization of ordinary probability, and hence in making sense of this notoriously elusive idea
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