Theory and Decision

, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp 21–47 | Cite as

A reconstruction of Jeffrey's notion of ratifiability in terms of counterfactual beliefs

  • Hyun Song Shin
Article

Abstract

We formalize Jeffrey's (1983) notion of ratifiability and show that the resulting formal structure can be obtained more directly by means of a theory of counterfactual beliefs. One implication is that, under the appropriate formalizations, together with certain restrictions on beliefs, Bayesian decision theory and causal decision theory coincide.

Keywords

Ratifiability counterfactuals correlated equilibrium 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hyun Song Shin
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  1. 1.University CollegeOxford, OxfordEngland

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