Reversing 30 years of discussion: why causal decision theorists should one-box
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- Spohn, W. Synthese (2012) 187: 95. doi:10.1007/s11229-011-0023-5
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The paper will show how one may rationalize one-boxing in Newcomb’s problem and drinking the toxin in the Toxin puzzle within the confines of causal decision theory by ascending to so-called reflexive decision models which reflect how actions are caused by decision situations (beliefs, desires, and intentions) represented by ordinary unreflexive decision models.