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Team Reasoning, Framing, and Self-Control: An Aristotelian Account

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Decision theory explains weakness of will as the result of a conflict of incentives between different transient agents. In this framework, self-control can only be achieved by the I-now altering the incentives or choice-sets of future selves. There is no role for an extended agency over time. However, it is possible to extend game theory to allow multiple levels of agency. At the inter-personal level, theories of team reasoning allow teams to be agents, as well as individuals. I apply team re...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
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Philosophy Faculty
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Oxford University Press
Host title:
Addiction and Self-Control: Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience
Publication date:
2014-01-09
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0199862583
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9780199862580
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uuid:07fa9d17-330e-4ac0-833a-a6fdfc360648
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846480
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2018-05-07

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