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The Oxford handbook of rationality

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Oxford University Press , Oxford, New York
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Other titlesRationality.
Statementedited by alfred R. Mele, Piers Rawling.
ContributionsMele, Alfred R., 1951-, Rawling, Piers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBC177 .O94 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 477 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15978979M
ISBN 100195145399
ISBN 139780195145397
LC Control Number2003042976
OCLC/WorldCa51848631

The Oxford Handbook of Rationality is a reference to the current state of play in the vital and interdisciplinary area of the study of rationality. Rationality has long been a central topic in philosophy, crossing standard divisions and categories. It continues to attract much attention in published research and teaching by philosophers as well as scholars in other disciplines.

The Oxford Handbook of Rationality is an indispensable reference to the current state of play in this vital and interdisciplinary area of study. Twenty-two newly commissioned chapters by a roster of distinguished philosophers provide an overview of the prominent views on rationality, with each author also developing a unique and distinctive 2/5(1).

This volume is divided into two main parts. The first examines the nature of rationality broadly understood, which is customarily divided into the theoretical and the practical.

Whereas theoretical or epistemic rationality is concerned with what it is rational to believe and sometimes with rational degrees of belief, practical rationality is concerned with what it is rational to do, or intend.

Rationality has long been a central topic in philosophy crossing standard divisions and categories. 'The Oxford Handbook of Rationality' is a reference to the current state of play in this vital and interdisciplinary area of study.

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Twenty-two newly commissioned chapters by a roster of distinguished philosophers current an abstract of the excellent views on rationality, with each author moreover making a singular and. This book provides an overview of issues arising in work on the foundations of decision theory and social choice over the past three decades.

Drawing on work by economic theorists mainly, but also with contributions from political science, philosophy, and psychology, the collection shows how the related areas of decision theory and social choice have developed in their applications. Buy The Oxford Handbook of Rationality (Oxford Handbooks) by Piers Rawling, Alfred R.

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Elffers: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Oxford University Press, ISBN:Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX. When the term `rational' is used in formal economic theory, a strict definition is implicit.

This strict definition cannot accommodate the complexities of our everyday ideas of what is rational. The concept of rationality that is embedded in our language is not a morally neutral one.

It has always been believed possible to argue rationally about the worthiness of goals, the legitimacy of.

Lara Buchak sets out an original account of the principles that govern rational decision-making in the face of risk. A distinctive feature of these decisions is that individuals are forced to consider how their choices will turn out under various circumstances, and decide how to trade off the possibility that a choice will turn out well against the possibility that it will turn out poorly.

Contribution to Book The Problem of Rationality: Austrian Economics between Classical Behaviorism and Behavioral Economics (uncorrected proof) Oxford Handbook of Austrian Economics (forthcoming) (). "Rationality" in: Reasoning, Meaning and Mind, Clarendon Press, Oxford, pgs.

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Stenning and M. van Lambalgen, Chapter 2: "The Anatomy of Logic" in Human Reasoning and Cognitive Science, The MIT Press, Bent Flyvbjerg is a Danish economic geographer.

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Wittman. a methodology emphasizing individual rationality (the economic or "public choice" approach) or institutional adaptation (the sociological version).

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This Handbook views political economy as a grand (if imperfect) synthesis of these various strands, treating.Rationality has long been a central topic in philosophy, crossing standard divisions and categories. 'The Oxford Handbook of Rationality' is a reference to the current state of play in this vital and interdisciplinary area of study.In this chapter, our focus is the role played by notions of rationality in the diagnosis of mental disorders, and in the practice of overriding patient autonomy in psychiatry.

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