Rationality as conformity

Hosni, Hykel and Paris, Jeff (2005) Rationality as conformity. Knowledge Rationality and Action (Synthese), 144 (2). pp. 249-285. ISSN 0039-7857

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We argue in favour of identifying one aspect of rational choice with the tendency to conform to the choice you expect another like-minded, but non-communicating, agent to make and study this idea in the very basic case where the choice is from a non-empty subset K of 2^A and no further structure or knowledge of A is assumed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rationality; Common Sense; Coordination Games; Principle of Charity; Social Choice Theory; Reasons.
Subjects: MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 03 Mathematical logic and foundations
Depositing User: Dr Hykel Hosni
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2005
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2017 14:12
URI: http://eprints.maths.manchester.ac.uk/id/eprint/102

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