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Anthropic Bias by Nick Bostrom

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Anthropic Bias
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Publisher: Routledge
Number of pages: 244

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Anthropic Bias explores how to reason when you suspect that your evidence is biased by observation selection effects -- that is, evidence that has been filtered by the precondition that there be some suitably positioned observer to 'have' the evidence.

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