Consistency, Choice, and Rationality by Walter BossertConsistency, Choice, and Rationality by Walter Bossert

Consistency, Choice, and Rationality

byWalter Bossert, Kotaro Suzumura

Hardcover | October 15, 2010

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In Consistency, Choice, and Rationality, economic theorists Walter Bossert and Kotaro Suzumura present a thorough mathematical treatment of Suzumura consistency, an alternative to established coherence properties such as transitivity, quasi-transitivity, or acyclicity. Applications in individual and social choice theory, fields important not only to economics but also to philosophy and political science, are discussed. Specifically, the authors explore topics such as rational choice and revealed preference theory, and collective decision making in an atemporal framework as well as in an intergenerational setting.

Walter Bossert is Professor of Economics at the University of Montreal.
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Title:Consistency, Choice, and RationalityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:230 pagesPublished:October 15, 2010Publisher:HarvardLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0674052994

ISBN - 13:9780674052994

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In this probing and innovative exploration of the foundations and analytical properties of reasoned choice, two of the most powerful contributors to choice theory have clarified and extended our understanding of these issues in a definitive way. We have reasons to be grateful.