Self-Control, Decision Theory, and Rationality: New Essays

Self-Control, Decision Theory, and Rationality: New Essays

by José Luis Bermúdez (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781108420099
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/06/2018
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

José Luis Bermúdez is Professor of Philosophy at Texas A & M University.

Table of Contents

General introduction José Luis Bermúdez; 1. Temptation and preference-based rationality Johanna Thoma; 2. Self-prediction and self-control Martin Peterson and Peter Vallentyne; 3. Rational plans Paul Weirich; 4. Self-control and hyperbolic discounting Arif Ahmed; 5. Preference reversals, delay discounting, rational choice, and the brain Leonard Green and Joel Myerson; 6. In what sense are addicts irrational? Howard Rachlin; 7. Why temptation? Chrisoula Andreou; 8. Frames, rationality, and self-control José Luis Bermúdez; 9. Exercising self-control: an apparent problem resolved Alfred R. Mele; 10. Putting willpower into decision theory: the person as a team over time Natalie Gold; 11. The many ways to achieve diachronic unity Kenny Easwaran and Reuben Stern.

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