Mind projection fallacy

From Lesswrongwiki
Revision as of 01:41, 7 August 2009 by Vladimir Nesov (talk | contribs) (External references: reformatted)
Jump to: navigation, search

Mind projection fallacy is an error of projecting your own mind's properties into the external world. The term was introduced by E.T.Jaynes, to analyze people's tendency to see probabilities as inherent properties of objects.

Related concepts

Blog posts


  • E. T. Jaynes (1990). Probability Theory as Logic.  (PDF)