Two boxing is not the rational option

Noonan, Harold (2015) Two boxing is not the rational option. Ratio, 29 (2). pp. 168-183. ISSN 1467-9329

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In the standard Newcomb scenario two-boxing is not the rational act and, in general, in Newcomb-style cases the ‘two-boxing’ choice is not the rational act. Hence any decision theory which recommends two-boxing is unacceptable.

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Additional Information: This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Two boxing is not the rational option / Harold W. Noonan. Ratio, v. 29, issue 2 (2016), p. 168-183, which has been published in final form at http// This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Arts > School of Humanities > Department of Philosophy
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Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2016 12:46
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2016 21:54

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