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Beyond Optimizing

A Study of Rational Choice

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674434417

Publication Date: 05/02/1989

192 pages


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  • Introduction
  • 1. Moderation and Satisficing
  • 2. Moderation, Rationality, and Virtue
  • 3. Rational Restrictions on Optimizing
  • 4. Rational Restrictions Based on Past History
  • 5. Rational Dilemmas and Rational Supererogation
  • 6. The Rational Permissions of “Fractional Prudence”
  • 7. Rationality-Consequentialism
  • 8. Implications for Ethics
  • Notes
  • Index

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