Choice Theory: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael Allingham

Choice Theory: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael Allingham year 2014
  • Book name: Choice Theory: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: Michael Allingham
  • Release date: 2014/4/25
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780192803030
  • Rating: 8.61 of 10
  • Votes: 494
  • Review by: Aadhya Hahn
  • Review rating: 9.49 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/1
  • Total pages: 144
  • Includes a PDF summary of 13 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: We make choices all the time - about trivial matters, about how to spend our money, about how to spend our time, about what to do with our lives. And we are also constantly judging the decisions other people make as rational or irrational. But what kind of criteria are we applying when we say that a choice is rational? What guides our own choices, especially in cases where we don't have complete information about the outcomes? What strategies should be applied inmaking decisions which affect a lot of people, as in the case of government policy?This book explores what it means to be rational in all these contexts. It introduces ideas from economics, philosophy, and other areas, showing how the theory applies to decisions in everyday life, and to particular situations such as gambling and the allocation of resources.ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H33M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Decision Theory: General, Game Theory, Economic Theory & Philosophy, Social, Group Or Collective Psychology
  • Available formats: PDF, LIT, TXTz, RB, TXT, DOC, WORD, EPUB. Compressed in RAR, XZ, TAR.LZO, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 7.91 USD
  • Dimensions: 113x178x9mm
  • Weight: 121g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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