Decision-theoretic uncertainty

Decision-theoretic uncertainty is uncertainty surrounding the correct decision theory. It is a type of normative uncertainty.

Further reading

MacAskill, William (2016) Smokers, psychos, and decision-theoretic uncertainty, Journal of Philosophy, vol. 113, pp. 425–445.

MacAskill, William et al., The evidentialist's wager, Journal of Philosophy, forthcoming.

Nozick, Robert (1993) The Nature of Rationality, Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

Sepielli, Andrew (2014) What to do when you don’t know what to do when you don’t know what to do…, Noûs, vol. 48, pp. 521–544.

Titelbaum, Michael G. (2015) Rationality’s fixed point (or: in defense of right reason), Oxford Studies in Epistemology, vol. 5, pp. 253–294.

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