The Oxford Handbook of Rationality / Edition 1

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Overview


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, including economics, psychology, and law. 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 argument.
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"The Handbook provides an engaging and accessible survey of current philosophical studies of rationality, and a useful up-to-date roadmap of state-of-the-art thinking on this enduring topicThis is an authoritative sourcebook. Whereas each chapter can be read on its own and the references within each essay direct the reader to further writings in that topic area, the selection and arrangement of the topics are thoughtful and well-designed. Each author is undoubtedly among the best qualified candidates to undertake his or her commissioned chapter, and most essays are consistently of high quality."-Jing Zhu, Philosophical Psychology

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195145397
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 1/8/2004
  • Series: Oxford Handbooks Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 496
  • Lexile: 1440L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 9.60 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
1 Introduction: Aspects of Rationality 3
2 Theoretical Rationality: Its Sources, Structure, and Scope 17
3 Practical Aspects of Theoretical Reasoning 45
4 Procedural and Substantive Practical Rationality 57
5 Humean Rationality 75
6 Kant: Rationality as Practical Reason 93
7 Duty, Rationality, and Practical Reasons 110
8 Bayesianism 132
9 Decision Theory and Morality 156
10 Rationality and Game Theory 182
11 Practical Reasoning and Emotion 206
12 The Rationality of Being Guided by Rules 222
13 Motivated Irrationality 240
14 Paradoxes of Rationality 257
15 Rationality and Psychology 279
16 Gender and Rationality 301
17 Rationality and Persons 320
18 Rationality, Language, and the Principle of Charity 343
19 Rationality and Science 363
20 Economic Rationality 380
21 Legal Theory and the Rational Actor 399
22 Rationality and Evolution 417
References 439
Index 469
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