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The Resource Anthropic bias : observation selection effects in science and philosophy, Nick Bostrom

Anthropic bias : observation selection effects in science and philosophy, Nick Bostrom

Label
Anthropic bias : observation selection effects in science and philosophy
Title
Anthropic bias
Title remainder
observation selection effects in science and philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Nick Bostrom
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bostrom, Nick
Dewey number
121/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Methodology
  • Anthropic principle
  • Selectivity (Psychology)
  • Observation (Scientific method)
Label
Anthropic bias : observation selection effects in science and philosophy, Nick Bostrom
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-217) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • The Self-Sampling Assumption in Science
  • Ch. 6.
  • The Doomsday Argument
  • Ch. 7.
  • Invalid Objections Against the Doomsday Argument
  • Ch. 8.
  • Observer-Relative Chances in Anthropic Reasoning?
  • Ch. 9.
  • Paradoxes of the Self-Sampling Assumption
  • Ch. 1.
  • Ch. 10.
  • Observation Selection Theory: A Methodology for Anthropic Reasoning
  • Ch. 11.
  • Observation Selection Theory Applied
  • Introduction
  • Ch. 2.
  • Fine-Tuning in Cosmology
  • Ch. 3.
  • Anthropic Principles: The Motley Family
  • Ch. 4.
  • Thought Experiments Supporting the Self-Sampling Assumption
Control code
ocn861199895
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 224 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136710995
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861199895
Label
Anthropic bias : observation selection effects in science and philosophy, Nick Bostrom
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-217) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • The Self-Sampling Assumption in Science
  • Ch. 6.
  • The Doomsday Argument
  • Ch. 7.
  • Invalid Objections Against the Doomsday Argument
  • Ch. 8.
  • Observer-Relative Chances in Anthropic Reasoning?
  • Ch. 9.
  • Paradoxes of the Self-Sampling Assumption
  • Ch. 1.
  • Ch. 10.
  • Observation Selection Theory: A Methodology for Anthropic Reasoning
  • Ch. 11.
  • Observation Selection Theory Applied
  • Introduction
  • Ch. 2.
  • Fine-Tuning in Cosmology
  • Ch. 3.
  • Anthropic Principles: The Motley Family
  • Ch. 4.
  • Thought Experiments Supporting the Self-Sampling Assumption
Control code
ocn861199895
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 224 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136710995
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861199895

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