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Monty Hall saves Dr. Evil: on Elga’s restricted principle of indifference

Marcoci, Alexandru (2018) Monty Hall saves Dr. Evil: on Elga’s restricted principle of indifference. Erkenntnis. ISSN 0165-0106

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Identification Number: 10.1007/s10670-018-0018-4

Abstract

In this paper I show that Elga's (2004) argument for a restricted principle of indifference for self-locating belief relies on the kind of mistaken reasoning that recommends the 'staying' strategy in the Monty Hall problem.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://link.springer.com/journal/10670
Additional Information: © 2018 The Authors © CC BY 4.0
Divisions: Government
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Sets: Departments > Government
Date Deposited: 08 May 2018 10:50
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2019 13:00
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/87792

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