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Issues in Commonsense Reasoning and Rationality

Renée Elio

in Common Sense, Reasoning, and Rationality

Published in print February 2002 | ISBN: 9780195147667
Published online February 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199785865 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195147669.003.0001

Series: New Directions in Cognitive Science (formerly Vancouver Studies in Cognitive Science)

 Issues in Commonsense Reasoning and Rationality

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This chapter begins by discussing the issue of normative standards, in particular the role human performance plays in specifying these standards for common sense and rationality. It then discusses commonsense knowledge and commonsense reasoning, and rationality. An overview of the subsequent chapters is presented.

Keywords: normative standards; human performance; commonsense knowledge; commonsense reasoning

Chapter.  15861 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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