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Beyond rationality : the search for wisdom in a troubled time

Author: Kenneth R Hammond
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: OUP E-Books.
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With Beyond Rationality, Kenneth R. Hammond, one of the most respected and experienced experts in judgment and decision-making, sums up his life's work and persuasively argues that decisions should be based on balance and pragmatism rather than rigid ideologies. Hammond has long focused on the dichotomy between theories of correspondence, whereby arguments correspond with reality, and coherence, whereby arguments  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hammond, Kenneth R.
Beyond rationality.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006010277
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth R Hammond
ISBN: 9780195345506 0195345509 0195311744 9780195311747 9781429468961 1429468963 9786610965823 661096582X 1280965827 9781280965821
OCLC Number: 132682506
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 338 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The new search for wisdom --
Strategies of human judgment --
Tactics of human judgment --
Themes guiding research --
Looking backward.
Series Title: OUP E-Books.
Responsibility: Kenneth R. Hammond.


Ken Hammond has been an influential figure in the study of decision making; with this book, he aims to show why mistaken judgments happen, how to make better decisions, and how to understand the  Read more...


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"In this rich and rewarding work Ken Hammond has further developed and fleshed out the major themes of his previous seminal work, Human Judgment and Social Policy. Beyond Rationality provides a Read more...

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