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Irrationality

Author: N S Sutherland
Publisher: London : Pinter & Martin, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why do qualified professional make wrong decisions that cause enormous harm to others? And why do you sit through a boring play just because the tickets were expensive? Drawing on a mass of intriguing research, Stuart Sutherland analyses the causes of irrationality, demonstrating that the trait is present in all of us.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N S Sutherland
ISBN: 1905177070 9781905177073
OCLC Number: 72151566
Notes: Originally published: London: Constable, 1992.
Description: p. cm.
Responsibility: Stuart Sutherland.

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Irrational beliefs and behaviour are virtually universal. This title draws on research to examine why we are irrational, the different types of irrationality, the damage it does us, and the possible  Read more...

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"* "Extremely gripping and unusually well written." -Richard Dawkin, author of the Selfish Gene"

 
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