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Title: On instrumental rationality
Author: Høj, Jeppe Berggreen
ISNI:       0000 0001 3580 1420
Awarding Body: UNIVERSITY OF READING
Current Institution: University of Reading
Date of Award: 2007
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Abstract:
It is commonly accepted that the instrumental principle is a fundamental principle of practical rationality. This principle, basically speaking, tells us that if one has an end. yet one does not do what one takes to be necessary to achieve that end, then one is being irrational. The central question in this thesis is why this is so: what it is about having an end that makes it the case that it is a mistake, rationally speaking, to fail to take the means to that end?
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.494975  DOI: Not available
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