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Inevitable Illusions

How Mistakes of Reason Rule Our Minds

by Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini

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Published by Wiley .
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Number of Pages256
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ISBN 10047115962X
ISBN 109780471159629

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In Inevitable Illusions, distinguished cognitive researcher Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini takes us on a provocative, challenging, and thoroughly entertaining exploration of the games our minds play. He opens the doors onto the newly charted realm of the cognitive unconscious to reveal the full range of illusions, showing how they inhibit our.   Inevitable Illusions by Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().


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Cognitive illusions—like optical illusions—hold us in their thrall, says Piattelli-Palmarini 2/5(1). To exorcise the demons of irrationality, turn to this rigorous—if overzealous—study of everyday logic. Cognitive illusions—like optical illusions—hold us in their thrall, says Piattelli-Palmarini (Cognitive Science/Institute San Raffaele, Milan).

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-- Richard C. Lewontin Harvard University Everyone knows that optical illusions trick us because of the way we see. Now scientists have discovered that cognitive illusions, a. Inevitable Illusions argues that a person using pure reason to make decisions will often arrive at non-intuitive, seemingly fallacious solutions.

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