The Role of the Protocol in Anthropic Reasoning

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Joseph Y. Halpern
Cornell University
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I show how thinking in terms of the protocol used can help clarify problems related to anthropic reasoning and self-location, such as the Doomsday Argument and the Sleeping Beauty Problem.
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