Rethinking Rational Choice Theory: A Companion on Rational and Moral Action

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

byJan de Jonge

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The marriage of neuroscience and the science of choice behaviour gave birth to neuroeconomics. Jan de Jong explores this new discipline, investigating the relationship between choice behaviour and brain activity, and the light that this sheds on our systems of reasoning.

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The marriage of neuroscience and the science of choice behaviour gave birth to neuroeconomics. Jan de Jong explores this new discipline, investigating the relationship between choice behaviour and brain activity, and the light that this sheds on our systems of reasoning.

JAN DE JONG lectured on Economics in the Department of Economics and Business Administration at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He has published extensively on Labour Market Theories, Youth Unemployment, and Ethics and Economics.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:376 pages, 9.69 × 5.66 × 1.18 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PART I: UNDERSTANDING RATIONAL BEHAVIOR
Introduction
Rational Choice
Risky Choice
Behavioral Economics
Neuroeconomics
Strategic Choice
Social Choice
Rethinking Rational Choice Theory
PART II: HOW TO CHOOSE
Introduction
A Proper Choice
Are Justifying Reasons Motivating?
Framing and Ranking
Commitment
Neuroscience and Moral Reasoning
Rational and Moral Action
PART III: PRINCIPLES OF JUSTICE
Introduction
Justice as Impartiality
Justice as Fairness
Justice as Mutual Advantage
Principles and Policies
Equality, Liberty and Distributive Justice
Epilogue