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2005.31: Rationality as conformity

2005.31: Hykel Hosni and Jeff Paris (2005) Rationality as conformity. Knowledge Rationality and Action (Synthese), 144 (2). pp. 249-285. ISSN 0039-7857

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DOI: 10.1007/s11229-004-4684-1

Abstract

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 2000 > 03 Mathematical logic and foundations
MIMS number:2005.31
Deposited By:Dr Hykel Hosni
Deposited On:06 December 2005

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