Principle of epistemic deference

The principle of epistemic deference is the heuristic principle according to which, since the beliefs of a superintelligence are more likely to be true than those of human beings, humanity should defer to the superintelligence’s opinionit whenever feasible.

The principle of epistemic deference is athe heuristic principle proposed by Nick Bostrom.[1] It holds that,according to which, since the beliefs of a superintelligence are more likely to be true than those of human beings, humanity should defer to the superintelligence’s opinion whenever feasible.

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    Bostrom, Nick (2014) Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies, Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 211.

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The principle of epistemic deference is a heuristic principle proposed by Nick Bostrom (Bostrom 2014: 211).[1] It holds that, since the beliefs of a superintelligence are more likely to be true than those of human beings, humanity should defer to the superintelligence’s opinion whenever feasible.

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epistemic deference

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    Bostrom, Nick (2014) Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies, Oxford: Oxford University Press.Press, p. 211.

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    epistemic deference

The principle of epistemic deference is a heuristic principle proposed by Nick Bostrom (Bostrom 2014: 211). It holds that, since the beliefs of a superintelligence are more likely to be true than those of human beings, humanity should defer to the superintelligence’s opinion whenever feasible.

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Bostrom, Nick (2014) Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

The principle of epistemic deference is a heuristic principle proposed by Nick Bostrom. It holds that, since the beliefs of a superintelligence are more likely to be true than those of human beings, humanity should defer to the superintelligence’s opinion whenever feasible.

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