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The Irrational in Politics

Maurice Brinton

The Irrational in Politics

by Maurice Brinton

  • 138 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by See Sharp Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Behavioural theory (Behaviourism),
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Social Control,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Psychology,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8515967M
    ISBN 100961328967
    ISBN 109780961328962
    OCLC/WorldCa28900707

      Book TV Weekends on C-SPAN2; He said that rational consumers often make irrational voters, politicians often foment that irrationality, and it has had a major effect on American foreign policy. Behavioral economists argue that consumers lose their minds when we’re confronted with the word “free.” In Predictably Irrational, Ariely argues that free, “is an emotional hot button — a source of irrational excitement.” To prove his claim, he cites an experiment where consumers were first asked to choose between a $ Hershey.

    Dan Ariely is the bestselling author of Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, and The (Honest) Truth About is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and is the founder of .   The irrational rationality of Jonathan Swift. a prestigious informal association of authors that included the poet Alexander Pope and aimed to deflate quackery in politics and culture. Until his ­final years, he sustained a number of mutually rewarding friendships. Stubbs relegates these questions to a minor role in his book. The best.

    Red Emma's; Cathedral St. Baltimore, MD: Tuesday-Thursday: 10ampm: Friday-Saturday: 10ampm * Bar open until midnight! Sunday: 10am-4pm * All day brunch! Why is Everyone So Irrational When it Comes to Politics? Michael Huemer, from CU-Boulder has a Ted-Talk, article, and a book that deals with these topics. The question addressed in the paper, is whether persistent disagreement is explained by something like (i) ‘lack of information’, (ii) ‘miscalculation’, (iii) ‘divergent values.


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The book is a valuable reference for researchers interested in rational politics. Show less Rational Politics: Decisions, Games, and Strategy focuses on the unified presentation of politics as a rational human activity, including the paradox of voting and proportional representation. Irrational Politics.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brinton, Maurice. Irrational in politics. Montreal: Black Rose Books, © (OCoLC) Document Type.

The Irrational in Politics 1. Some Examples. For anyone interested in politics the "irrational" behaviour of individuals, groups or large sections of the population looms as an unpleasant, frightening, but incontrovertible fact.

Here are a few examples. Between and millions of working people slaughtered one another in the "war to end. Irrational Man begins by discussing the roots of existentialism in the art and thinking of Augustine, Aquinas, Pascal, Baudelaire, Blake, Dostoevski, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Picasso, Joyce, and Beckett.

The heart of the book explains the views of the foremost existentialists—Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre. Introduction --The irrational in politics --The Russian experience --"My job and why I like it" (excerpts) --The Revolutionary Union: position paper on homosexuality (excerpts).

Responsibility: Maurice Brinton. Finally, perhaps the most powerful irrational quirk in politics: that Gladwellian "blink test". Politicians, and their suitability for the highest office, are judged by voters very quickly.

Book III is, thematically speaking, probably the central book of the Politics. In this book Aristotle lays out almost all of his major ideas about the purpose of politics, the virtue of citizens, the varieties of regimes and the nature of justice.

Aristotle discusses at length a seemingly very technical question of what the true definition of a. The book Irrational In Politics, Maurice Brinton is published by Black Rose Books.

The book Irrational In Politics, Maurice Brinton is published by Black Rose Books. The Chicago Distribution Center is temporarily closed. We are delivering some of our books from alternative locations, though others may be delayed. Children who are born left-handed are basically irrational, intuitive, non-mathematical, non-Euclidian.

They are dangerous to the society; the society forces them in every way to become right-handed. It is not just a question of hands, it is a question of inner politics: the left-handed child functions through the right hemisphere. The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies is a book by the economist Bryan Caplan, in which the author challenges the idea that voters are reasonable people whom society can trust to makeCaplan contends that voters are irrational in the political sphere and have systematically biased ideas concerning : Bryan Caplan.

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