Reasoning, Rationality and Probability

Reasoning, Rationality and Probability

by Maria Carla Galavotti
     
 

This volume broadens our concept of reasoning and rationality to allow for a more pluralistic and situational view of human thinking as a practical activity. Drawing on contributors across disciplines including philosophy, economics, psychology, statistics, computer science, engineering, and physics, Reasoning, Rationality, and Probability argues that the

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This volume broadens our concept of reasoning and rationality to allow for a more pluralistic and situational view of human thinking as a practical activity. Drawing on contributors across disciplines including philosophy, economics, psychology, statistics, computer science, engineering, and physics, Reasoning, Rationality, and Probability argues that the search for strong theories should leave room for the construction of context-sensitive conceptual tools. Both science and everyday life, the authors argue, are too complex and multifaceted to be forced into ready-made schemata.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575865584
Publisher:
Center for the Study of Language and Inf
Publication date:
02/15/2008
Series:
Center for the Study of Language and Information - Lecture Notes Series
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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