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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Fabienne Peter; Hans Bernhard Schmid
|Description:||xi, 377 s. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Rational Fools, Rational Commitments: An Introduction; PART I. COMMITTED ACTION; 1. Why Exactly is Commitment Important for Rationality?; 2. Construing Sen on Commitment; 3. Sympathy, Commitment, and Preference; PART II. RETHINKING RATIONALITY; 4. Instrumental Rationality Versus Practical Reason: Goals, Ends, and Commitment; 5. The Grammar of Rationality; 6. The Rationality of Rational Fools: The Role of Commitments, Persons and Agents in Rational Choice Modelling; 7. Rational Self-commitment; 8. Rationality and Commitment in Voluntary Cooperation: Insights from Experimental Economics; PART III. COMMITMENT, INTENTIONS, AND IDENTITY; 9. Beyond Self-goal Choice: Sen's Analysis of Commitment and The Role of Shared Desires; 10. Cooperation and the We-perspective; 11. Collective Intentions, Commitment and Collective Action Problems; 12. Theories of Team Agency; 13. Identity and Commitment: Sen's Conception of the Individual; Rational Choice: Discipline, Brand Name and Substance|
|Responsibility:||edited by Fabienne Peter and Hans Bernhard Schmid|
The collection as a whole is very interesting and thought-provoking ... One particularly fruitful feature of the volume is that there is a great deal of emphasis on uncovering different ways of