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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Fabienne Peter; Hans Bernhard Schmid
|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|
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