Logical decision theories


by Eliezer Yudkowsky Jul 8 2016 updated Jun 1 2018

Root page for topics on logical decision theory, with multiple intros for different audiences.

"Logical decision theories" are algorithms for making choices which embody some variant of "Decide as though you determine the logical output of your decision algorithm."

Besides the intros in the tabs above, a formal paper on the "functional decision theory" variant of LDT is now available. This is the best current introduction for those who prefer to read papers.