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Sour Grapes: Studies in the Subversion of Rationality by Jon Elster

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Book ratings by Goodreads. Books by Jon Elster. How to write a great review. Table of contents Preface to this edition Richard Holton; Acknowledgements; 1. Philosophy of Childhood Today. Dr Elster begins with an analysis of the notation of rationality, to provide the background and terms for the subsequent discussions, which cover irrational behaviour, irrational desires and He even applies his ideas to film and jazz music.

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