Nonetheless, our approaches are similar: we both assume agents are less than hyperrational
and stress the importance of historical acceptance.
But there are key differences: Baudelaire imagines these acts of torture, whereas Sade's characters carry them out; Baudelaire does not use hyperrational
and morally neutral discourse to describe and justify these acts but is prone to dramatic outbursts; elements of remorse--the de Maistrean strand of his thinking--are often present in Baudelaire, whereas for Sade remorse is unthinkable because it is a barrier to further sexual enjoyment.
In countering modernity's hyperrational
rejection of any religious belief or practice not defensible through reason alone, Milbank (at least on key points) merely reverses modernity's approach, as he criticizes any reason that does not proceed from the premises of the revealed Christian metanarrative.
For example, the utility of the hyperrational
game-theory model likely increases under extreme competitive pressure while "garbage can" models will arguably find more theoretical utility in low-pressure environments.
Their way is hyperrational
and brutally instrumental--"straight, single, terrible" (210).
The commission crafted this new way from the middle of the spectrum of contemporary positions on Mary, having nothing to do with the politics of the Catholic right or the hyperrational
biases of many Catholic progressive theologians.
Szalai writes, leading readers to believe that Henry's hyperrational
The larger this cost, the more reasonable it becomes for investors to use low-effort substitutes for hyperrational
discourse of the law school classroom and law journals is not, generally speaking, good training for populists.
The selection of films in this book illustrates the links between local and global cinematic styles, a selection infused by cinephilia rather than by a hyperrational
methodology of inclusion.
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.