Thoughtful economic man : essays on rationality, moral rules, and benevolence /

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Imprint:Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Description:ix, 160 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Decision-making
Uncertainty
Economic man
Decision making.
Economic man.
Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Uncertainty.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1120739
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Other authors / contributors:Meeks, J. Gay Tulip
ISBN:0521325749
Notes:Originally presented as the author's thesis (M. Phil.)--University of Cambridge.
Includes bibliographical references.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Benevolence
  • 2. Beneconfusion
  • 4. Exploitation, justice and the rational man alan
  • 5. Pleasures, prices and principles
  • 7. Animal spirits
  • 8. Keynes on the rationality of decision procedures under uncertainty: the investment decision
  • 3. Love is not enough
  • 6. Rationality and the sure-thing principle