Newcomb’s Paradox

(Something I wrote more than 2 years ago.) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newcomb’s_paradox http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/decision-causal/#NewPro The real issue is simply whether we assume that the predictor has real predictive power. It seems many people get caught up with discussing the possibility of such a predictor, leading to questions of determinism, reverse causality, etc., all of which are really irrelevant to … Continue reading Newcomb’s Paradox