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Teddy Seidenfeld: Sleeping Beauty’s Credences

When:We 07-10-2015 15:00 - 17:00
Where:room Omega

Philosophy of a specific discipline seminar by Teddy Seidenfeld, Professor of Philosophy and Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University

The Sleeping Beauty problem has spawned a long debate between Thirders and Halfers which centers on their conflicting answers to the question “What is Sleeping Beauty’s credence in the event that the coin lands Heads?” In this paper, we show that the conflicting answers that Thirders and Halfers provide are the results of conflicting assumptions that each group makes. We lay out...(continue reading...)