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Belief update across fission

Schwarz, W.

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When an agent undergoes fission, how should the beliefs of the fission results relate to the pre-fission beliefs? This question is important for the Everett interpretation of quantum mechanics, but it is of independent philosophical interest. Among other things, fission scenarios demonstrate that ‘self-locating’ information can affect the probability of uncentred propositions even if an agent has no essentially self-locating uncertainty. I present a general update rule for centred beliefs that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-08-11
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/14517
Source: The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
DOI: 10.1093/bjps/axu001

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