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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 78.95
Lack of ability to think probabilistically makes one prone to a variety of irrational fears and vulnerable to scams designed to exploit probabilistic naiveté, impairs decision making under uncertainty, facilitates the misinterpretation of statistical information, and precludes critical evaluation of likelihood claims. Cognition and Chance presents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book addresses an apparent paradox in the psychology of thinking. On the one hand, human beings are a highly successful species. On the other, intelligent adults are known to exhibit numerous errors and biases in laboratory studies of reasoning and decision making. There has been much debate among both philosophers and psychologists about the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95
Presenting the most comprehensive and lucid account of the topic currently available, Robert Audi's "Practical Reasoning and Ethical Decision" is essential reading for anyone interested in the role of reason in ethics or the nature of human action. The first part of the book is a detailed critical overview of the influential theories of practical reasoning... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 290.00
Logic and the Modalities in the Twentieth Century is an indispensable research tool for anyone interested in the development of logic, including researchers, graduate and senior undergraduate students in logic, history of logic, mathematics, history of mathematics, computer science and artificial intelligence, linguistics, cognitive science, argumentation... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 24.99
Human beings are both supremely rational and deeply superstitious, capable of believing just about anything and of questioning just about everything. Indeed, just as our reason demands that we know the truth, our skepticism leads to doubts we can ever really do so.In Walking the Tightrope of Reason , Robert J. Fogelin guides readers through a contradiction... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 32.99
This original new work develops deontic logic against the background of a theory of agency in indeterministic time. The goal is to present a formal account of what individuals and groups of agents ought to do under various conditions and over extended periods of time. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 49.99
The literature on theoretical reason has been dominated by epistemological concerns, treatments of practical reason by ethical concerns. This book deals sets out a comprehensive theory of rationality applicable to both practical and theoretical reason. In both domains, Audi explains how experience grounds rationality, delineates the structure of central... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 9.99
A distinguished philosopher illuminates the age-old war over truth between one side that believes in plain, unvarnished facts and the other side that believes that judgment is clouded with false notions of absolute truth, in an exploration of the long-standing philosophical battle. more...