On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 6:07 AM, Stathis Papaioannou <stath...@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 9:45 PM, Andrew Soltau <andrewsol...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > So, 'first person indeterminacy' simply means that I don't know what
> > observation I will make next?
>
> It is not just ignorance, it is true indeterminacy. Even if you have
> all the information you cannot know which observation you will make
> next.
>
>
> --
> Stathis Papaioannou
>
>
To add to Bruno's and Stathis's point, first person indeterminacy, even when
the details of the experiment are known, is an essential piece of the
Sleeping Beauty Problem:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleeping_Beauty_problem

Jason

-- 
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups 
"Everything List" group.
To post to this group, send email to everything-list@googlegroups.com.
To unsubscribe from this group, send email to 
everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com.
For more options, visit this group at 
http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.

Reply via email to