Skip to content
Cart

Your Cart

×

You have 0 items in your cart.

Register Sign in Wishlist

Practical Rationality and Preference
Essays for David Gauthier

$45.99 (C)

Christopher W. Morris, Arthur Ripstein, Robert Brandom, Claire Finkelstein, Derek Parfit, John Broome, Michael Thompson, Adam Morton, Peter Danielson, Edward F. McClennen, Candace Vogler
View all contributors
  • Date Published: August 2007
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521038843

$ 45.99 (C)
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Hardback, eBook


Looking for an examination copy?

If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • The dominant position in philosophy on the topic of practical rationality is that one acts so as to maximize the satisfaction of one's preferences. This view is most closely associated with the work of David Gauthier, and in this new collection of essays some of the most innovative philosophers currently working in this field explore the controversies surrounding Gauthier's position. This collection will be of particular interest to philosophers of social theory and to reflective social scientists in such fields as economics, political science and psychology.

    • All essays are on the topic of practical rationality
    • Some contributors are dominant figures in the field, e.g. John Broome, Robert Brandom, Derek Parfit
    • Will interest non-philosophers in such areas as economics, political science, law and psychology
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    "...a very nice collection of papers." Philosophy in Review

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: August 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521038843
    • length: 248 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 153 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.384kg
    • contains: 4 b/w illus. 1 table
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of contributors
    1. Practical reason and preference Christopher W. Morris and Arthur Ripstein
    2. What do expressions of preference express? Robert Brandom
    3. Preference Arthur Ripstein
    4. Rational temptation Claire Finkelstein
    5. Bombs and coconuts, or rational irrationality Derek Parfit
    6. Are intentions reasons? And how should we cope with incommensurable values? John Broome
    7. Two forms of practical generality Michael Thompson
    8. Psychology for cooperators Adam Morton
    9. Which games should constrained maximizers play? Peter Danielson
    10. The strategy of cooperation Edward F. McClennen
    11. We were never in paradise Candace Vogler.

  • Editors

    Christopher W. Morris, Bowling Green State University, Ohio

    Arthur Ripstein, University of Toronto

    Contributors

    Christopher W. Morris, Arthur Ripstein, Robert Brandom, Claire Finkelstein, Derek Parfit, John Broome, Michael Thompson, Adam Morton, Peter Danielson, Edward F. McClennen, Candace Vogler

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×