You feel your way with the speed of light, by some hyperrational
process, to truth.
If this sort of criticism has its limitations--it is necessarily inexact, deeply subjective, and as much about the critic as the poet--then it likewise lays bare the shortcomings of its Amoldian counterpart, which appears desiccated and hyperrational
Selten 1990), Williamson (2010, 219) concludes that stakeholders "are neither hyperrational
nor irrational but are attempting effectively to cope with complex contracts that are incomplete.
As they did so, the fundamental focus of study shifted from understanding how imperfect people coordinate their actions with others to an exercise in modeling representative automatons as hyperrational
, maximizing agents.
Probably inspired by films like To Catch a Thief (1955), the repressed, frustrated, hyperrational
Betty Ann, after the failure of her dreary affair with Magruder, directs her new fantasy towards the mysterious and fascinating jewel thief, who embodies an escape from the social repression she represents, a repression with which, like any romantic comedy character, she is unconsciously unsatisfied.
104) Posner himself could therefore rightly argue that some of the insights that are ascribed to behavioural economics are already a part of economic analysis of law 'which long ago abandoned the model of hyperrational
, emotionless, unsocial, supremely egoistic, non-strategic man or woman' that some appear to ascribe to it.
The third important departure from the hyperrational
model comes from the way workers perceive inflation.
As commonly practiced, medical ethics was described as narrow and deductivist: not just bloodless and hyperrational
in tone but mistaken about the power and authenticity of its objective stance.
Patients who are confused about life, or who suffer from a small crisis of the spirit, find it difficult to talk to doctors about their problems in this hyperrational
Love sides with the so-called "deep" ecologists who contend that man "must break through its preoccupation with mediating between only human issues," the naive belief that all will be well if man deals only with the inter-human and hyperrational
At a Yale Law School faculty workshop, I provocatively suggested that it would be immoral for anyone in the audience to purchase a car without installing Lojack, to which my colleague Jules Coleman replied that it was immoral for me to publish the paper because it might make it less likely that hyperrational
consumers would take on the cost of purchasing Lojack.
discourse of the law school classroom and law journals is not, generally speaking, good training for populists.