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Título Ulysses unbound: studies in rationality, precommitment, and constraintsLibros / Impreso - Libros
Autor(es) Elster, Jon, 1940- (Autor)
Publicación New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2000
Descripción Física xi, 308 p
Idioma Inglés;
ISBN 0521665612
Clasificación(es) 153.43
HUMANIDADES Y CIENCIAS SOCIALES
Materia(s) Constitucionalismo; Creatividad; Pasiones; Restricciones;
Resumen Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments page ix

I Ulysses Revisited: How and Why People Bind Themselves 1
I.1 Introduction: Constraint Theory 1
I.2 Passion as a Reason for Self-Binding
I.3 Time-Inconsistency and Discounting 24
I.4 Time-Inconsistency and Strategic Behavior 34
I.5 Passion as a Device for Self-Binding 45
I.6 Variations on a Russian Nobleman 57
I.7 Addiction and Precommitment 63
I.8 Obstacles, Objections, and Alternatives 77

II Ulysses Unbound: Constitutions as Constraints 88
II.1 Introduction 88
II.2 Disanalogies with Individual Precommitment 92
II.3 The Nature and Structure of Constitutions 96
II.4 Constraints on Constitution-Making 105
II.5 Two Levels of Constitutional Precommitment 115
II.6 Self-Binding in Athenian Politics 118
II.7 Interest and Passion in Philadelphia and Paris 129
II.8 Time-Inconsistency, Discounting, and Delays 141
II.9 Omnipotence, Strategic Behavior, and Separation 146
of Powers
II.10 Efficiency 154
II.11 Obstacles and Objections 156
II.12 Ulysses Unbound 167

III Less Is More: Creativity and Constraints in the Arts 175
III.1 Introduction 175
III.2 Daydreaming: Creativity Without Constraints 181
III.3 Constraints and Conventions in the Arts 190
III.4 Constraints, Value, and Creativity 200
III.5 Originality, Authenticity, and Creativity 221
III.6 The Hays Code 227
III.7 Lucien Leuwen as an Empty Set 234
III.8 Randomization in the Arts 240
III.9 Creativity and Constraints in jazz 246
III.10 Obstacles and Objections 263

Coda 270
References 283
Index 301

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