Inevitable Illusions How Mistakes of Reason Rule Our Minds
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Description: "A delightful informal survey...the best popular book yet in theis peculiar field"--Nature "A fascinating and insightful look."--R.C. Lewontin, Harvard University A provocative and entertaining exploration of the tricks our minds play on us every day Writing with all the wit and charm that have made his books bestsellers in Europe, Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini takes readers on an enthralling journey through the twists and turns of the human mind's cognitive illusions. MASSIMO PIATTELLI-PALMARINI, PhD, (Milan, Italy) is Director of the Department of Cognitive Science at the Institute San Raffaele in Milan, Italy, and a research associate of the Center for Cognitive Science at MIT.
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Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/18/1996
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
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|The Fallacy of Near Certainty|
|The Seven Deadly Sins|
|How to Emerge from the Tunnel of Pessimism|
|The Principle of Identity and the Psychology of Typicality|
|A (Rationally) Optimistic Conclusion|