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Breakdown of Will

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ISBN-10: 0521596947

ISBN-13: 9780521596947

Edition: 2001

Authors: George Ainslie

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Integrating approaches from experimental psychology, philosophy of mind, microeconomics, and decision science, this text presents one of the most profound and expert accounts of human irrationality available.
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Book details

List price: $33.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/19/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Breakdowns of Will: The Puzzle of Akrasia
The dichotomy at the root of decision science: do we make choices by destres or by judgments?
The warp in how we evaluate the future
The warp can create involuntary behaviors: pains, hungers, emotions
A Breakdown of the Will: The Components of Intertemporal Bargaining
The elementary interaction of interests
Sophisticated bargaining among internal interests
The subjective experience of intertemporal bargaining
Getting evidence about a nonlinear motivational system
The Ultimate Breakdown of Will: Nothing Fails Like Success
The downside of willpower
An efficient will undermines appetite
The need to maintain appetite eclipses the will