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Sour grapes : studies in the subversion of rationality

Sour grapes : studies in the subversion of rationality

Author: !081349041! Jon Elster
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Transferred to digital printView all editions and formats

Dr Elster analyses the notation of rationality through the study of forms of irrationality, which cover irrational behaviour, irrational desires and irrational belief. These essays draw on  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: !081349041! Jon Elster
ISBN: 052125230X 9780521252300 0521313686 9780521313681 2735100316 9782735100316
OCLC Number: 248666053
Description: VIII, 177 Seiten
Contents: Preface and acknowledgements; 1. Rationality; 2. States that are essentially by-products; 3. Sour grapes; 4. Belief, bias and ideology; References; Index.
Responsibility: Jon Elster


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'I cannot imagine anyone interested in the philosophy of the social sciences who could fail to profit from and be stimulated by this book.' Flint Schier, Philosophical Books 'Elster is an extremely Read more...

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