Realistic Decision Theory
Rules for Nonideal Agents in Nonideal Circumstances
By (author) Paul Weirich
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Realistic Decision Theory by Paul Weirich
Book DescriptionWithin traditional decision theory, common decision principles - e.g. the principle to maximize utility - generally invoke idealization; they govern ideal agents in ideal circumstances. In Realistic Decision Theory, Paul Weirch adds practicality to decision theory by formulating principles applying to nonideal agents in nonideal circumstances, such as real people coping with complex decisions. Bridging the gap between normative demands and psychological resources, Realistic Decision Theory is essential reading for theorists seeking precise normative decision principles that acknowledge the limits and difficulties of human decision-making.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195171259
(244mm x 165mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 19-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Paul Weirich
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This book explains and justifies efficient general methods of making decisions and will guide practical efforts to streamline rational choice.
Equilibrium and Rationality, Paperback (July 2007)» View all books by Paul Weirich
This major contribution to game theory offers this conception of equilibrium in games: strategic equilibrium.
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