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Prisoners' Dilemma Is a Newcomb Problem

David Lewis

in Philosophical Papers Volume II

Published in print June 1987 | ISBN: 9780195036466
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833399 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195036468.003.0011
                      Prisoners' Dilemma Is a Newcomb Problem

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This paper argues that, considered as puzzles about rationality, the Prisoners’ Dilemma and Newcomb's Problem are essentially one and the same problem.

Keywords: decision theory; Newcomb's problem; Prisoners’ Dilemma; rationality

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Subjects: Philosophy

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