Rationality in Economics: Alternative Perspectives

Ideas linked to rational choice theory started to appear frequently in the economics literature in the 1960s and 1970s, but the attention given to rationality widened to include commentators presenting far-reaching appraisals and critiques. The literature grew to a steady flow and spanned diverse ar...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Dennis, Ken (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1998, 1998
Edition:1st ed. 1998
Series:Recent Economic Thought
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Rationalisation in Economics: Theory, Methodology and Action
  • 2 Rationality: A Global Concept
  • 3 The Logic of Rationality: Modal and Defeasible
  • 4 Rule-Following, Expertise and Rationality: A New Behavioral Economics?
  • 5 Rationality: A Journey Through the Semantic Bog
  • 6 Rationales for Rationality
  • 7 Sunk Costs, Water over the Dam, and Other Liquid Parables
  • 8 The Need for Stimulating Action