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Jon Elster is Robert K. He is the author or editor of thirty-four books on the philosophy of social science and rational choice theory, including Securities against Misrule: Juries, Assemblies, Elections Cambridge, and Explaining Social Behavior: More Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences, 2nd edition Cambridge, Sour Grapes.

Jon Elster. Drawing on philosophy, political and social theory, decision-theory, economics, psychology, history and literature, Jon Elster's classic book Sour Grapes continues and complements the arguments of his acclaimed earlier book, Ulysses and the Sirens. Elster begins with an analysis of the notation of rationality, before tackling the notions of irrational behavior, desires and belief with highly sophisticated arguments that subvert the orthodox theories of rational choice. Presented in a fresh series livery and with a specially commissioned preface written by Richard Holton, illuminating its continuing importance to philosophical enquiry, Sour Grapes has been revived for a new generation of readers.

Belief bias and ideology. States that are essentially byproducts. Sour grapes. Sour Grapes Cambridge Philosophy Classics.

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Sour Grapes : Studies in the Subversion of Rationality

Jon Elster is Robert K. He is the author or editor of thirty-four books on the philosophy of social science and rational choice theory, including Securities against Misrule: Juries, Assemblies, Elections Cambridge, and Explaining Social Behavior: More Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences, 2nd edition Cambridge, Sour Grapes. Jon Elster. Drawing on philosophy, political and social theory, decision-theory, economics, psychology, history and literature, Jon Elster's classic book Sour Grapes continues and complements the arguments of his acclaimed earlier book, Ulysses and the Sirens.

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Sour Grapes: Studies in the Subversion of Rationality

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