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  • Page extent: 504 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.74 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 153.8/3
  • Dewey version: 20
  • LC Classification: BF448 .R37 1990
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Decision making
    • Ballades (Instrumental music)--History and criticism
    • Piano music--History and criticism
    • Sissala language--Semantics

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521385985 | ISBN-10: 0521385989)

  • There was also a Hardback of this title but it is no longer available
  • Published October 1990

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Twenty-one previously published selections concerned with rational action are listed under three main categories: individual decision theory; game theory and group decision-making; reasons, desires and intentionality.


Introduction; Part I. Individual Decision Theory: Concepts and Foundations: 1. Decisions under certainty, risk and uncertainty; 2. Problems and revisions; 3. Newcomb's problem and causal decision theory; Part II. Game Theory and Group Decision-Making: 1. Games, cooperation and the prisoner's dilemma; 2. Impossibility theorems for social choice; Part III. Reasons, Desires, and Irrationality: 1. Reasons, desires and values; 2. Irrationality; Part IV. Bibliography on Rational Decision-Making.

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