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Found a video of an exchange I had with Michael Bratman on the web

posted Feb 22, 2017, 7:17 AM by shalomation   [ updated Feb 27, 2017, 7:29 AM ]
To see the video (which will open up in a new window) click this picture :

(I tried to get this video to start right before my question; in case on your browser it starts at the beginning, my question starts shortly after 01h40m.)

You will also find there the rest of Professor Michael E. Bratman's exciting 2016 Pufendorf Lectures, which I had the honor to attend (as well as the Metaphysics & Collectivity Mini-workshop). Prof. Bratman presented his new (unpublished) interesting argument which aims at establishing a special kind of rational pressure towards self-governance. I came up with another argument to the same effect, which is based on game-theoretic reasoning where the present self and the future self are thought of as different players, and suggests that the equilibrium would support self-governance to a certain extent. At this point it is not clear whether my argument competes with Bratman's or rather complements it. Anyway, I've learnt a lot from this visit at Lund university, enjoyed the company of many participants, the food, and the alcohol...