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Reasons and Rational Choice Theory: Closing the Gap

Wanneer:wo 12-05-2010 15:15 - 13:00

Lezing door Dr. Franz Dietrich (London School of Economics and Maastricht University) georganiseerd door de vakgroep Ethiek

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Among the most severe shortcomings of standard rational choice theory is its neglect of the reasons for an agent's actions, desires and beliefs. This shortcoming is responsible for a disconnect between rational choice theory (and its daily application in the social sciences) and philosophical work on reasons, morality and rationality. Read more...