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Decision theory and the theory of rational choice have recently been the subjects of considerable research by philosophers and economists. However, no adequate anthology exists which can be used to introduce students to the field. This volume is designed to meet that need. The essays included are organized into five parts covering the foundations of decision theory, the conceptualization of probability and utility, pholosophical difficulties with the rules of rationality and with the assessment of probability, and causal decision theory. The editors provide an extensive introduction to the field and introductions to each part.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521336581
ISBN-10: 0521336589
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Pages: 460
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 29-Apr-1988
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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