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Normal Rationality: Decisions and Social Order

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2018.05.02 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Edna Ullmann-Margalit, Normal Rationality: Decisions and Social Order, Cass R. Sunstein and Avishai Margalit (eds.), Oxford University Press, 2017, 291 pp., $65.00, ISBN 9780198802433.   Reviewed by Richard Pettigrew, University of Bristol One of the great pleasures of reading a volume of collected essays that span a writer's working life is that you begin to see how the author's mind works. Nowhere is this more true than when the writer so clearly invites the reader into her mind through her style of writing. Edna Ullmann-Margalit was such a writer. She was also an extraordinarily insightful and original philosopher who left us a brilliant and provocative body of work. This is a collection of that work assembled by her sometime co-authors Avishai Margalit and Cass Sunstein. While the book is separated into two parts -- 'Decisions' and 'Social Order' -- this structure in fact undersells the unity of... . . .

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