Reason and Rationality by Jon Elster,Steven Rendall

By Jon Elster,Steven Rendall

One of the world's most crucial political philosophers, Jon Elster is a number one philosopher on cause and rationality and their roles in politics and public lifestyles. during this brief e-book, he crystallizes and advances his paintings, bridging the space among philosophers who use the belief of cause to evaluate human habit from a normative standpoint and social scientists who use the belief of rationality to provide an explanation for habit. instead of those methods, Elster proposes a unified conceptual framework for the learn of behavior.

Drawing on classical moralists in addition to sleek scholarship, and utilizing a wealth of ancient and modern illustrations, Reason and Rationality marks a brand new improvement in Elster's considering whereas whilst offering a quick, based, and obtainable creation to his work.

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