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Elster begins with an analysis of the notion of rationality, to provide the background and terms for the subsequent discussions, which cover irrational behaviour, irrational desires and irrational belief. For example, it is highly unlikely that I will have a preference for fine wines if no wine at all has ever passed my lips.
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It concerns itself with such phenomena as time-preference, time-inconsistency, and hyperbolic discounting. There are elser good reasons not to accept a rational choice theory of addiction.
These essays continue and complement the arguments of Jon Elster’s earlier book, Ulysses and the Sirens. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Lists with This Book. Brian Barry, Jpn London Review of Books ‘Elster is an extremely impressive writer, at home in several languages and in a wide range of scholarly discourses, from philosophy, through game theory, parts of economics and psychology, to literary criticism. Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth, and Happiness.
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Against the Dictatorship of Soour. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Added to PP index Total downloads 40, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 6 91, of brapes, How can I increase my downloads? A Philosophy of Freedom. Rickard – – Philosophical Studies 80 3: The title should be at least 4 characters long. Preferences are also context-dependent in that they are responsive to changes in the situational variables in the choice-context.
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