Meghan Sullivan: Time Biases

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Ioned. Rational you don't engage in any kind of temporal discounting The book draws on puzzles about real life planning to build the case or temporal neutrality How much should you save What Would You Like? for retirement Does it make sense to cryogenicallyreeze your brain after death How much should you ask to be compensated or a past injury Will climate change make your life meani.

Via. Ngless Meghan Sullivan considers what it is or you to be a person extended over time how time affects our ability to care about ourselves and all of the ways that our emotions might bias our rational planning Drawing substantially rom work in social psychology economics and the history of philosophy the book offers a systematic new theory of rational planni.

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Ment. Should you care less about your distant uture What about events in your life that have already happened How should the passage of time affect your planning and assessment of your life Most of us think it is irrational to ignore the uture but completely harmless to dismiss the past But this book argues that rationality reuires temporal neutrality if you are.