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|ISBN:||0521650305 9780521650304 0521659728 9780521659727|
|Notes:||Previous edition: 1994.|
|Description:||576 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Preface; Part I. Thinking in General: 1. What is thinking?; 2. The study of thinking; 3. Good thinking: the nature of rationality; 4. Logic; Part II. Probability and Belief: 5. Normative theory of probability; 6. Descriptive theory of probability judgment; 7. Hypothesis testing; 8. Judgment of correlation and contingency; 9. Actively open minded thinking; Part III. Decisions and Plans: 10. Normative theory of choice; 11. Description of choice under uncertainty; 12. Description of choice under certainty; 13. Utility measurement; 14. Decision analysis and values; 15. Quantitative judgment; 16. Moral thinking; 17. Fairness and justice; 18. Social dilemmas; 19. Decisions about the future; 20. Risk.|
"Baron has taken on the task of examining in detail the full range and diversity of psychological research which helps him and us to understand the nature of thinking as he sees it, and to explore