Co­her­ence Arguments


There are no co­her­ence theorems

20 Feb 2023 21:25 UTC
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Co­her­ent de­ci­sions im­ply con­sis­tent utilities

Eliezer Yudkowsky12 May 2019 21:33 UTC
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Co­her­ence ar­gu­ments do not en­tail goal-di­rected behavior

Rohin Shah3 Dec 2018 3:26 UTC
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Count­ing-down vs. count­ing-up coherence

TsviBT27 Feb 2023 14:59 UTC
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Con­tra “Strong Co­her­ence”

DragonGod4 Mar 2023 20:05 UTC
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[Question] Is “Strong Co­her­ence” Anti-Nat­u­ral?

DragonGod11 Apr 2023 6:22 UTC
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When Most VNM-Co­her­ent Prefer­ence Order­ings Have Con­ver­gent In­stru­men­tal Incentives

TurnTrout9 Aug 2021 17:22 UTC
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Co­her­ence ar­gu­ments im­ply a force for goal-di­rected behavior

KatjaGrace26 Mar 2021 16:10 UTC
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[Re­quest for Distil­la­tion] Co­her­ence of Distributed De­ci­sions With Differ­ent In­puts Im­plies Conditioning

johnswentworth25 Apr 2022 17:01 UTC
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The hot mess the­ory of AI mis­al­ign­ment: More in­tel­li­gent agents be­have less coherently

Jonathan Yan10 Mar 2023 0:20 UTC
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It Can’t Be Mesa-Op­ti­miz­ers All The Way Down (Or Else It Can’t Be Long-Term Su­per­co­her­ence?)

Austin Witte31 Mar 2023 7:21 UTC
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Co­her­ent be­havi­our in the real world is an in­co­her­ent concept

Richard_Ngo11 Feb 2019 17:00 UTC
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Let’s look for co­her­ence theorems

Valdes7 May 2023 14:45 UTC
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[Linkpost] Will AI avoid ex­ploita­tion?

cdkg6 Aug 2023 14:28 UTC
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Do in­co­her­ent en­tities have stronger rea­son to be­come more co­her­ent than less?

KatjaGrace30 Jun 2021 5:50 UTC
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Three ways that “Suffi­ciently op­ti­mized agents ap­pear co­her­ent” can be false

Wei Dai5 Mar 2019 21:52 UTC
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Com­ment on Co­her­ence ar­gu­ments do not im­ply goal di­rected behavior

Ronny Fernandez6 Dec 2019 9:30 UTC
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[Question] Is there a “co­her­ent de­ci­sions im­ply con­sis­tent util­ities”-style ar­gu­ment for non-lex­i­co­graphic prefer­ences?

Tetraspace29 Jun 2021 19:14 UTC
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Deriv­ing Con­di­tional Ex­pected Utility from Pareto-Effi­cient Decisions

Thomas Kwa5 May 2022 3:21 UTC
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The “Mea­sur­ing Stick of Utility” Problem

johnswentworth25 May 2022 16:17 UTC
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[Question] Why The Fo­cus on Ex­pected Utility Max­imisers?

DragonGod27 Dec 2022 15:49 UTC
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