An Introduction to Decision Theory (Cambridge Introductions by Martin Peterson

By Martin Peterson

This advent to selection concept bargains entire and obtainable discussions of decision-making below lack of knowledge and chance, the rules of software conception, the talk over subjective and goal chance, Bayesianism, causal determination idea, video game idea, and social selection conception. No mathematical abilities are assumed, and all recommendations and effects are defined in non-technical and intuitive in addition to extra formal methods. There are over a hundred workouts with ideas, and a thesaurus of key words and ideas. An emphasis on foundational elements of normative determination conception (rather than descriptive selection thought) makes the ebook fairly important for philosophy scholars, however it will attract readers in quite a number disciplines together with economics, psychology, political technological know-how and computing device science.

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