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Planning, Time, and Self-Governance: Essays in Practical Rationality

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2019.05.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael E. Bratman, Planning, Time, and Self-Governance: Essays in Practical Rationality, Oxford University Press, 2018, 272pp., $29.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780190867867. Reviewed by Elijah Millgram, University of Utah One might well suppose that a philosopher's collection of essays -- this is Michael Bratman' third -- would be simply a progress report, in this case on an evolving view of the role of planning in our lives. Of course it is that, and avowedly, but not simply: throughout his career, Bratman has made a point of intervening in debates that bear on his own position, and when he addresses the two related discussions that take center stage here, it exposes a reemerging and very important disagreement about the ground rules in philosophy of logic. In Bratman's view, part of understanding what plans are and what they do for us is to see a handful... Read More

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