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Beyond Optimizing - a book by Slote, Michael

Beyond Optimizing

A Study of Rational Choice

Beyond Optimizing( )
Author: Slote, Michael
ISBN:978-0-674-43441-7
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $65.00
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Philosophy, economics, and decision theory have long been dominated by the idea that rational choice consists of seeking or achieving one's own greatest good. Beyond Optimizing argues that our ordinary understanding of practical reason is more complex than this, and also that optimizing/maximizing views are inadequately supported by the considerations typically offered in their favor.

Michael Slote challenges the long-dominant conception of individual rationality,...
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