Rationality in Action: Contemporary Approaches

Rationality in Action: Contemporary Approaches

by Paul K. Moser
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521385989

ISBN-13: 9780521385985

Pub. Date: 10/28/1990

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This anthology is intended for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in such disciplines as philosophy, psychology, economics, and political science. It includes twenty-one selections falling under three main categories: individual decision theory; game theory and group decision-making; reasons, desires and intentionality. All the pieces have been…  See more details below

Overview

This anthology is intended for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in such disciplines as philosophy, psychology, economics, and political science. It includes twenty-one selections falling under three main categories: individual decision theory; game theory and group decision-making; reasons, desires and intentionality. All the pieces have been published before in journals and have proven long term importance to theoretical work in rational action. The volume includes a general introduction on decision theory and a topical bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521385985
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1990
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. Individual Decision Theory: Concepts and Foundations: 1. Decisions under certainty, risk and uncertainty; 2. Problems and revisions; 3. Newcomb's problem and causal decision theory; Part II. Game Theory and Group Decision-Making: 1. Games, cooperation and the prisoner's dilemma; 2. Impossibility theorems for social choice; Part III. Reasons, Desires, and Irrationality: 1. Reasons, desires and values; 2. Irrationality; Part IV. Bibliography on Rational Decision-Making.

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