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PSA 1972 pp 423-445 | Cite as

Rationality between the Maximizers and the Satisficers

  • Alex C. Michalos
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Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 20)

Abstract

It is argued that by explicating rationality in terms of benefits balancing or outweighing costs instead of in terms of maximizing or satisficing something, a more adequate view of rationality is obtained.

Keywords

Rational Action Aspiration Level Relevant Alternative Survival Quality Egoistic Rationality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alex C. Michalos
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GuelphUSA

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