REASON AND RATIONALITY

REASON AND RATIONALITY

One of the world's most important political philosophers, Jon Elster is a leading thinker on reason and rationality and their roles in politics and public life. In this short book, he crystallizes and advances his work, bridging the gap between philosophers who use the idea of reason to assess human behavior from a normative point of view and social scientists who use the idea of rationality to explain behavior. In place of these approaches, Elster proposes a unified conceptual framework for the study of behavior. Drawing on classical moralists as well as modern scholarship, and using a wealth of historical and contemporary illustrations, 'Reason and Rationality' marks a new development in Elster's thinking while at the same time providing a brief, elegant, and accessible introduction to his work.
Editora: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN: 0691139008
ISBN13: 9780691139005
Edição: 1ª Edição - 2009
Número de Páginas: 88
Acabamento: HARDCOVER
Formato: 10.40 x 15.50 cm.
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