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Rational decision and causality, Ellery Eells

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Rational decision and causality
Title
Rational decision and causality
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Ellery Eells
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
irst published in 1982, Ellery Eells' original work on rational decision making had extensive implications for probability theorists, economists, statisticians and psychologists concerned with decision making and the employment of Bayesian principles. His analysis of the philosophical and psychological significance of Bayesian decision theories, causal decision theories and Newcomb's paradox continues to be influential in philosophy of science. His book is now revived for a new generation of readers and presented in a fresh twenty-first-century series livery, including a specially commissioned preface written by Brian Skyrms, illuminating its continuing importance and relevance to philosophical enquiry. Unique to Cambridge, this classic book has been revived and rebranded for a twenty-first-century readership ; Analyses the philosophical and psychological significance of rational decision theories ; Of interest to a range of readers, including probability theorists, economists, statisticians and psychologists ; Features a specially commissioned preface written by Brian Skyrms.--
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Eells, Ellery
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge philosophy classics
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  • Bayesian statistical decision theory
  • Utility theory
  • Causation
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Rational decision and causality, Ellery Eells
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Publication
Note
Originally published: 1982
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959589999
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Cambridge Philosophy Classics edition.
Extent
xiii, 216 pages
Isbn
9781107144811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1088460393
Label
Rational decision and causality, Ellery Eells
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1982
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959589999
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Cambridge Philosophy Classics edition.
Extent
xiii, 216 pages
Isbn
9781107144811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1088460393

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