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Causes of Action: Belief and Desire

Ahmed’s next action will be either to pull the lever or to press the button (but he cannot do both).

If he pulls the lever, a forest rat will fall on his head.

If he pushes the button, he will get ten dollars.

Will Ahmed pull the lever?

silly question

What is the minimum you need to know in order to know what Ahmed will do?

Will Ahmed pull the lever?

Ahmed desires forest rat most.Ahmed desires ten dollars most.
Ahmed believes truly.

Ahmed believes reverse-ly.

Action is a function of belief and desire.

Same idea from the perspective of decision theory

Action is a function of belief and desire.