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David Papineau presents a controversial view of human reason, portraying it as a normal part of the natural world, and drawing on the empirical sciences to illuminate its workings. In these six interconnected essays he discusses both theoretical and practical rationality, and shows how evolutionary theory, decision theory, and quantum mechanics offer fresh approaches to some long-standing problems
|Keywords||Evolution Knowledge Philosophy Probability Rationality Reason|
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|Call number||BD418.3.P35 2003|
|ISBN(s)||0199288712 0199243840 9780199288717|
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