No regrets, or: Edith piaf revamps decision theory

Erkenntnis 68 (2):277-297 (2008)
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Frank Arntzenius
Oxford University
Abstract
I argue that standard decision theories, namely causal decision theory and evidential decision theory, both are unsatisfactory. I devise a new decision theory, from which, under certain conditions, standard game theory can be derived.
Keywords Decision theory  Game theory
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DOI 10.1007/s10670-007-9084-8
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