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Rational intention, rational action

Mintoff, Joseph


Sometimes, the intentions most promoting one's interests might result in the performance of actions not most promoting one's interests. For example, being the sort of person who intends to keep promises might most promote one's interests - since then others would be more inclined to enter into beneficial agreements with one - even though some of the resulting actions of promise-keeping do not most promote one's interests. A plausible view about the nature of rationality is that the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-08-13
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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