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By Jon Elster,Steven Rendall

One of the world's most crucial political philosophers, Jon Elster is a number one philosopher on cause and rationality and their roles in politics and public lifestyles. during this brief booklet, he crystallizes and advances his paintings, bridging the space among philosophers who use the assumption of cause to evaluate human habit from a normative standpoint and social scientists who use the assumption of rationality to provide an explanation for habit. as opposed to those methods, Elster proposes a unified conceptual framework for the learn of behavior.

Drawing on classical moralists in addition to glossy scholarship, and utilizing a wealth of historic and modern illustrations, Reason and Rationality marks a brand new improvement in Elster's pondering whereas even as supplying a short, based, and available creation to his work.

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