Instrumental Rationality

In Tim Crane (ed.), Routledge Encyclopedia of Philsophy. Routledge (2013)
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This is a short introductory article. I focus on three questions: What is instrumental rationality? What are the principles of instrumental rationality? Could instrumental rationality be all of practical rationality?

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