Reply to Lewis: Metaphysics versus epistemology

Analysis 69 (1):89-91 (2009)
Abstract
Peter J. Lewis argued that the Everettian interpretation of quantum mechanics implies the unpopular halfer position in the Sleeping Beauty debate. We retorted that it is perfectly coherent to be an Everettian and an ordinary thirder. In a recent reply to our paper Lewis further clarifies the basis for his thinking. We think this brings out nicely where he goes wrong: he underestimates the importance of metaphysical considerations in determining rational credences.
Keywords Everett interpretation  Many-worlds interpretation  Quantum Sleeping Beauty  Sleeping Beauty paradox
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DOI 10.1093/analys/ann014
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Quantum Sleeping Beauty.Peter J. Lewis - 2007 - Analysis 67 (293):59-65.
Reply to Papineau and Durà-Vilà.Peter J. Lewis - 2009 - Analysis 69 (1):86-89.

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Confirmation in a Branching World: The Everett Interpretation and Sleeping Beauty.Darren Bradley - 2011 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 62 (2):323-342.
Everettian Confirmation and Sleeping Beauty.Alastair Wilson - 2013 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (3):axt018.
Everettian Confirmation and Sleeping Beauty: Reply to Wilson.Darren Bradley - 2015 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 66 (3):683-693.

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