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  • Argumentationsteori, språk och vetenskapsfilosofi

    Argumentationsteori, språk och vetenskapsfilosofi
    av Dagfinn Föllesdal, Lars Wallöe, Jon Elster

    Häftad - 2001 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789172350137

  • Förnuft och rationalitet

    Förnuft och rationalitet
    av Jon Elster
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2011 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789171733467

    Det latinska ordet ratio ligger till grund för två mycket olika men besläktade idétraditioner inom analysen av mänskligt beteende. Å ena sidan den tradition som ställer förnuft mot passioner och, på senare tid, mot intressen. Å andra sidan den långt…

  • Making Sense of Marx

    Making Sense of Marx
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521297059

    A systematic, critical examination of Karl Marx’s social theories and their philosophical presuppositions. Through extensive discussions of the texts Jon Elster offers a balanced and detailed account of Marx’s views that is at once sympa…

  • Ulysses and the Sirens

    Ulysses and the Sirens

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521269841

    This book was first published in 1984, as the revised edition of a 1979 original. The text is composed of studies in a descending sequence from perfect rationality, through imperfect and problematical rationality, to irrationality. Specifically huma…

  • Ulysses Unbound

    Ulysses Unbound
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521665612

    Common sense suggests that it is always preferable to have more options than fewer, and better to have more knowledge than less. This provocative book argues that, very often, common sense fails. Sometimes it is simply the case that less is more; pe…

  • Ulysses Unbound

    Ulysses Unbound
    av Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521662130

    Common sense suggests that it is always preferable to have more options than fewer, and better to have more knowledge than less. This provocative book argues that, very often, common sense fails. Sometimes it is simply the case that less is more; pe…

  • Explaining Social Behavior

    Explaining Social Behavior
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107416413

    In this new edition of his critically acclaimed book, Jon Elster examines the nature of social behavior, proposing choice as the central concept of the social sciences. Extensively revised throughout, the book offers an overview of key explanatory m…

  • Explaining Social Behavior

    Explaining Social Behavior
    av Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107071186

    In this new edition of his critically acclaimed book, Jon Elster examines the nature of social behavior, proposing choice as the central concept of the social sciences. Extensively revised throughout, the book offers an overview of key explanatory m…

  • Sour Grapes

    Sour Grapes
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316507001

    Drawing on philosophy, political and social theory, decision-theory, economics, psychology, history and literature, Jon Elster's classic book Sour Grapes continues and complements the arguments of his acclaimed earlier book, Ulysses and the Sirens.…

  • Sour Grapes

    Sour Grapes
    av Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107142022

    Drawing on philosophy, political and social theory, decision-theory, economics, psychology, history and literature, Jon Elster's classic book Sour Grapes continues and complements the arguments of his acclaimed earlier book, Ulysses and the Sirens.…

  • Alexis de Tocqueville, the First Social Scientist

    Alexis de Tocqueville, the First Social Scientist
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521740074

    The book proposes a new interpretation of Alexis de Tocqueville that views him first and foremost as a social scientist rather than as a political theorist. Drawing on his earlier work on the explanation of social behavior, Elster argues that Tocque…

  • Alexis de Tocqueville, the First Social Scientist

    Alexis de Tocqueville, the First Social Scientist
    av Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521518444

    The book proposes a new interpretation of Alexis de Tocqueville that views him first and foremost as a social scientist rather than as a political theorist. Drawing on his earlier work on the explanation of social behavior, Elster argues that Tocque…

  • France Before 1789: The Unraveling of an Absolutist Regime

    France Before 1789: The Unraveling of an Absolutist Regime
    av Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691149813

    A masterful new account of old regime France by one of the world's most prominent political philosophers France before 1789 traces the historical origins of France's National Constituent Assembly of 1789, providing a vivid portrait of the ancien r g…

  • Alchemies of the Mind

    Alchemies of the Mind
    av Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521642798

    Jon Elster has written a comprehensive, wide-ranging book on the emotions in which he considers the full range of theoretical approaches. Drawing on history, literature, philosophy and psychology, Elster presents a complete account of the role of th…

  • Alchemies of the Mind

    Alchemies of the Mind
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521644877

    Jon Elster has written a comprehensive, wide-ranging book on the emotions in which he considers the full range of theoretical approaches. Drawing on history, literature, philosophy and psychology, Elster presents a complete account of the role of th…

  • Tocqueville: The Ancien Regime and the French Revolution

    Tocqueville: The Ancien Regime and the French Revolution

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521889803

    This translation of an undisputed classic aims to be both accurate and readable. Tocqueville's subtlety of style and profundity of thought offer a challenge to readers as well as to translators. As both a Tocqueville scholar and an award-winning tra…

  • Tocqueville: The Ancien Regime and the French Revolution

    Tocqueville: The Ancien Regime and the French Revolution

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521718912

    This translation of an undisputed classic aims to be both accurate and readable. Tocqueville's subtlety of style and profundity of thought offer a challenge to readers as well as to translators. As both a Tocqueville scholar and an award-winning tra…

  • Political Psychology

    Political Psychology
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521422864

    This provocative new textbook takes up and develops the themes of rationality and irrationality in Jon Elster’s earlier work. Its purposes are threefold. First, Elster shows how belief and preference formation in the realm of politics are shap…

  • Political Psychology

    Political Psychology
    av Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521411103

    This provocative new textbook takes up and develops the themes of rationality and irrationality in Jon Elster's earlier work. Its purposes are threefold. First, Elster shows how belief and preference formation in the realm of politics are shaped by…

  • Constitutionalism and Democracy

    Constitutionalism and Democracy

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521457217

    The eleven essays in this volume, supplemented by an editorial introduction, centre around three overlapping problems. First, why would a society want to limit its own sovereign power by imposing constitutional constraints on democratic decision-mak…

  • Solomonic Judgements

    Solomonic Judgements
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521376082

    This volume of essays is very much a sequel to the two earlier collections by Jon Elster, Ulysses and the Sirens and Sour Grapes. His topic is rationality - its scope, its limitations, and its failures. Elster considers rational responses to the ins…

  • Sour Grapes

    Sour Grapes
    av Elster Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521252300

    Dr Elster analyses the notation of rationality through the study of irrational behaviour, desires and belief.

  • Closing the Books

    Closing the Books
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521548540

    An analysis of transitional justice - retribution and reparation after a change of political regime - from Athens in the fifth century BC to the present. Part I, ‘The Universe of Transitional Justice’, describes more than thirty transiti…

  • Closing the Books

    Closing the Books
    av Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521839693

    An analysis of transitional justice - retribution and reparation after a change of political regime - from Athens in the fifth century BC to the present. Part I, ‘The Universe of Transitional Justice’, describes more than thirty transiti…

  • Secrecy and Publicity in Votes and Debates

    Secrecy and Publicity in Votes and Debates

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107083363

    In the spirit of Jeremy Bentham's Political Tactics, this volume offers the first comprehensive discussion of the effects of secrecy and publicity on debates and votes in committees and assemblies. The contributors - sociologists, political scientis…

  • Getting Hooked

    Getting Hooked

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521038799

    The essays in this volume offer a thorough discussion of the relationship between addiction and rationality. This book-length treatment of the subject includes contributions from philosophers, psychiatrists, neurobiologists, sociologists and economi…

  • Getting Hooked

    Getting Hooked

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521640084

    The essays in this volume offer the most thorough and up-to-date discussion available of the relationship between addiction and rationality. This is the only book-length treatment of the subject and includes contributions from philosophers, psychiat…

  • Retribution and Reparation in the Transition to Democracy

    Retribution and Reparation in the Transition to Democracy

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521829731

    The contributions in this volume offer a comprehensive analysis of transitional justice from 1945 to the present. They focus on retribution against the leaders and agents of the autocratic regime preceding the democratic transition, and on reparatio…

  • Foundations of Social Choice Theory

    Foundations of Social Choice Theory
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521389136

    The essays in this volume, first published in 1986, examine the philosophical foundations of social choice theory. This field, a modern and sophisticated outgrowth of welfare economics, is best known for a series of impossibility theorems, of which…

  • Politikens bog om Moderne videnskabsteori

    Politikens bog om Moderne videnskabsteori

    Övrigt - 1999 - Danska - ISBN: 9788756758376

    Bred og systematisk indføring i etik, sprog, argumentation og videnskabsfilosofi i vort århundrede.

  • Rational Choice

    Rational Choice
    av Jon Elster

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814721698

    This series brings together a carefully edited selection of the most influential and enduring articles on central topics in social and political theory. Each volume contains ten to twelve articles and an introductory essay by the editor.

  • Sour Grapes

    Sour Grapes
    av Jon Elster

    Pocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521313681

    Sour Grapes aims to subvert orthodox theories of rational choice through the study of forms of irrationality. Dr Elster begins with an analysis of the notation of rationality, to provide the background and terms for the subsequent discussions, which…

  • Understanding Choice, Explaining Behaviour

    Understanding Choice, Explaining Behaviour

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788274772373

    How do criminals solve the problem of trust? What is the social dependence of preferences, and the relationship between causal, rational and intentional explanations of behaviour? In this interdisciplinary anthology the authors discuss these and rel…

  • An Introduction to Karl Marx

    An Introduction to Karl Marx
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521338318

    A concise and comprehensive introduction to Marx’s social, political and economic thought for the beginning student. Jon Elster surveys in turn each of the main themes of marxist thought: methodology, alienation, economics, exploitation, histo…

  • Constituent Assemblies

    Constituent Assemblies

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108446273

    Comparative constitutional law has a long pedigree, but the comparative study of constitution-making has emerged and taken form only in the last quarter-century. While much of the initial impetus came from the study of the American and French consti…

  • Constituent Assemblies

    Constituent Assemblies

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108427524

    Comparative constitutional law has a long pedigree, but the comparative study of constitution-making has emerged and taken form only in the last quarter-century. While much of the initial impetus came from the study of the American and French consti…

  • Securities against Misrule

    Securities against Misrule
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107649958

    Elster proposes a normative theory of collective decision making, inspired by Jeremy Bentham but not including his utilitarian philosophy. The central proposal is that in designing democratic institutions one should reduce as much as possible the im…

  • Securities against Misrule

    Securities against Misrule
    av Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107031739

    Elster proposes a normative theory of collective decision making, inspired by Jeremy Bentham but not including his utilitarian philosophy. The central proposal is that in designing democratic institutions one should reduce as much as possible the im…

  • Rationale Argumentation

    Rationale Argumentation
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 1988 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783110082746

  • Interpersonal Comparisons of Well-Being

    Interpersonal Comparisons of Well-Being

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521457224

    In this volume a diverse group of economists, philosophers, political scientists, and psychologists address the problems, principles, and practices involved in comparing the well-being of different individuals. A series of questions lie at the heart…

  • Politikens introduktion til moderne filosofi og videnskabsteori

    Politikens introduktion til moderne filosofi og videnskabsteori

    Övrigt - 1992 - Danska - ISBN: 9788756750424

  • Åndens fenomenologi

    Åndens fenomenologi
    av G.W.F. Hegel, G.W.F. Hegel

    Pocket - 2009 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788253032078

    Boken er den første komplette norske utgave av Hegels hovedverk. Den fremstiller menneskeåndens utvikling og historie som en lang rekke erfaringer, eventyr eller episoder, i et forsøk på å finne seg selv, og erkjenne verden og sin plass i den ved å…

  • Reason and Rationality

    Reason and Rationality
    av Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691139005

    One of the world's most important political philosophers, Jon Elster is a leading thinker on reason and rationality and their roles in politics and public life. In this short book, he crystallizes and advances his work, bridging the gap between phil…

  • Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences

    Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521376068

    This book is intended as an introductory survey of the philosophy of the social sciences. It is essentially a work of exposition which offers a tool-box of mechanisms - nuts and bolts, cogs and wheels - that can be used to explain complex social phe…

  • Institutional Design in Post-Communist Societies

    Institutional Design in Post-Communist Societies
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521479318

    The authors of this book have developed a new and stimulating approach to the analysis of the transitions of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia to democracy and a market economy. They integrate interdisciplinary theoretical work wit…

  • Institutional Design in Post-Communist Societies

    Institutional Design in Post-Communist Societies
    av Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521473866

    The authors of this book have developed a new and stimulating approach to the analysis of the transitions of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia to democracy and a market economy. They integrate interdisciplinary theoretical work wit…

  • Explaining Technical Change

    Explaining Technical Change
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521270724

    Technical change, defined as the manufacture and modification of tools, is generally thought to have played an important role in the evolution of intelligent life on earth, comparable to that of language. In this volume, first published in 1983, Jon…

  • Karl Marx

    Karl Marx

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521338325

    This volume contains a selection of Karl Marx's most important writings, organized thematically under eight headings: methodology, alienation, economics, exploitation, historical materialism, classes, politics, and ideology. Jon Elster provides a br…

  • Alternatives to Capitalism

    Alternatives to Capitalism

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521378154

    The essays in this provocative collection survey and assess institutional arrangements that offer possible alternatives to capitalism as it exists today. The point of departure agreed upon by the contributors is that on the one hand, capitalism prod…

  • The Multiple Self

    The Multiple Self

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521346832

    The essays in this volume consider the question of whether the self is a unity or whether it should be conceived without metaphor as divided - as a ‘multiple self’. The issue is a central one for several disciplines. It bears directly on…

  • Oppgjøret med fortiden

    Oppgjøret med fortiden
    av Jon Elster, Jon Elster

    Inbunden - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788253026244

    I denne boka analyserer forfatteren 36 eksempler på det han kaller overgangsoppgjør, det vil si overgangen fra diktatur til demokratisk styre. Han henter eksempler fra antikkens Hellas til kommunismens fall etter 1989, og trekker linjer fram mot vår…

  • Explaining Social Behavior

    Explaining Social Behavior
    av Jon Elster

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521777445

    This book is an expanded and revised edition of the author's critically acclaimed volume Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences. In twenty-six succinct chapters, Jon Elster provides an account of the nature of explanation in the social sciences. He…

  • Explaining Social Behavior

    Explaining Social Behavior
    av Jon Elster

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521771795

    This book is an expanded and revised edition of the author's critically acclaimed volume Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences. In twenty-six succinct chapters, Jon Elster provides an account of the nature of explanation in the social sciences. He…

  • Deliberative Democracy

    Deliberative Democracy

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521592963

    It is sometimes assumed that voting is the central mechanism for political decision-making. The contributors to this volume focus on an alternative mechanism, that is decision by discussion or deliberation. The original contributions include case st…

  • The Cement of Society

    The Cement of Society
    av Jon Elster

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521376075

    The question Jon Elster addresses in this challenging new book is what binds societies together and prevents them from disintegrating into chaos and war. He analyses two concepts of social order: stable, predictable patterns of behaviour, and co-ope…

  • Foundations of Social Choice Theory

    Foundations of Social Choice Theory

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521257350

    The essays in this volume, all of which have been specially commissioned, examine the philosophical foundations of social choice theory. This field, a modern and sophisticated outgrowth of welfare economics, is best known for a series of impossibili…