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Risk, Ambiguity and Decision by Isaac Levi
Book DescriptionEllsberg elaborates on "Risk, Ambiguity, and the Savage Axioms" and mounts a powerful challenge to the dominant theory of rational decision in this book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780815340225
(229mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Garland Publishing Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 12-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Isaac Levi
Pragmatism and Inquiry, Hardback (September 2012)
This volume presents a series of essays on the nature of intellectual inquiry: what its aims are and how it operates. Isaac Levi draws upon the work of the American Pragmatists C. S. Peirce and John Dewey to investigate what justifies change in belief.
Fixation of Belief and Its Undoing, Paperback (May 2009)
This book will be of particular interest to discussion theorists, epistemologists, philosophers of science, computer scientists and cognitive psychologists.
For the Sake of the Argument, Paperback (August 2007)
This book offers an account of suppositional reasoning relevant to practical deliberation, explanation, prediction and hypothesis testing.
Decisions and Revisions, Paperback (November 2006)» View all books by Isaac Levi
A collection of Isaac Levi's philosophical papers, with an introduction.
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Author Biography - Isaac Levi
Daniel Ellsberg was a strategic analyst with the RAND Corporation, and a defense department and state department official who served in Vietnam. He later revealed to the U.S. Senate and the press the Pentagon Papers, a 7,000 page top secret study of U.S. decision making in Vietnam from 1945 to 1968. For this he faced a trial and a sentence of 115 years in prison, but all charges were dismissed on grounds of gross governmental misconduct against him, which led to the conviction of a number of White House aids and figured in the impeachment proceedings against President Nixon.
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