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Preference and Choice

Preference and Choice
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Published by Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS vii
PREFACE ix
INTRODUCTION 1
1 Newcomb problems 2
2 Ratificationism 5
3 Money pumps 13
4 The small-improvement argument 20
5 Incomparability and indeterminacy 25
6 Fitting-attitude analyses and value-preference symmetry 34
7 Some new preference and value relations 40
8 Preferences and freedom of choice 46
ANNOTATED ESSAY SUMMARIES 59
ESSAY I: A NOTE IN DEFENCE OF RATIFICATIONISM 63
ESSAY II: A MONEY-PUMP FOR ACYCLIC INTRANSITIVE PREFERENCES 69
1 Introduction 71
2 The small-bonus approach 73
3 The multi-dimensional approach 74
4 The dominance approach 75
ESSAY III: CONFLICTING REASONS IN THE SMALL-IMPROVEMENT ARGUMENT 79
1 The small-improvement argument 82
2 Assumption of other conjuncts 84
3 Reasons to believe (2) under the assumption that (1) 85
4 Conclusion 90
ESSAY IV: AN EXTENDED FRAMEWORK FOR PREFERENCE RELATIONS 91
1 The traditional framework 93
2 The swap framework 94
ESSAY V: FREEDOM OF CHOICE AND EXPECTED COMPROMISE 101
1 Introduction 103
2 Some previous proposals 104
3 The expected-compromise measure 106
4 A weighted version of the measure 110
5 Properties of the measure 111
APPENDICES 119
A Proofs 119
B Alternative figures 120

The Physical Object

Format Paperback
Pagination xi, 122p
Number of pages 132

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25379989M
ISBN 10 9174159518
ISBN 13 9789174159516
OCLC/WorldCat 741261404

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