CONTENTS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTSix
INTRODUCTIONxi
I.How to Do Things with Principles3
   Intellectual Functions3
   Interpersonal Functions9
   Personal Functions12
   Overcoming Temptation14
   Sunk Costs21
   Symbolic Utility26
   Teleological Devices35
II.Decision-Value41
   Newcomb's Problem41
   Prisoner's Dilemma50
   Finer Distinctions: Consequences and Goals59
III.Rational Belief64
   Cognitive Goals67
   Responsiveness to Reasons71
   Rules of Rationality75
   Belief93
   Bias100
IV.Evolutionary Reasons107
   Reasons and Facts107
   Fitness and Function114
   Rationality's Function119
V.Instrumental Rationality and Its Limits133
   Is Instrumental Rationality Enough?133
   Rational Preferences139
   Testability, Interpretation, and Conditionalization151
   Philosophical Heuristics163
   Rationality's Imagination172

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