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Conditional No-Regret Learning

H. Peyton Young

in Strategic Learning and its Limits

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269181
eISBN:
9780191699375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269181.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter shows that there exist very simple adaptive rules that converge to the set of coarse correlated equilibria in a game. One of these procedures, regret matching, is as simple ... More


 Regretting the Self One Is

Lisa Tessman

in Burdened Virtues: Virtue Ethics for Liberatory Struggles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195179149
eISBN:
9780199835782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195179145.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter examines a practice known by feminists as the politics of personal transformation, a practice that has attempted to respond critically to the fact that selves have been morally damaged ... More


The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination

Chrisoula Andreou and Mark D. White (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195376685
eISBN:
9780199776306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376685.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

When we fail to achieve our goals, procrastination is often the culprit. But how exactly is procrastination to be understood? It has been described as imprudent, irrational, inconsistent, and even ... More


Evolution and Learning

James Bergin

in Microeconomic Theory: A Concise Course

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280292
eISBN:
9780191602498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280290.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Studies evolution and learning. The discussion includes fictitious play and replicator dynamics, and stochastic stability is considered at length. Following this, some detailed discussion of ... More


Changing One's Heart, Changing the Past: Repentance and Moral Transformation

Linda Radzik

in Making Amends: Atonement in Morality, Law, and Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373660
eISBN:
9780199871971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373660.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The theories examined in this chapter suggest that atonement for moral wrongdoing consists in a transformation either of the wrongdoer or the wrongful action. The interest in transformation is most ... More


Being Responsible, Taking Responsibility, and Penumbral Agency

David Enoch

in Luck, Value, and Commitment: Themes From the Ethics of Bernard Williams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199599325
eISBN:
9780191741500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599325.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Taking as the point of departure Bernard Williams' influential thoughts about agent-regret, the chapter distinguishes between being responsible and taking responsibility. The chapter argues that ... More


Agency and Luck

Joseph Raz

in Luck, Value, and Commitment: Themes From the Ethics of Bernard Williams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199599325
eISBN:
9780191741500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599325.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

An examination of Williams account of agent-regret leads to its supplementation, and to an explanation of why we are attached to, and responsible for, some of our actions even when we do not control ... More


Justification, Regret, and Moral Complaint: Looking Forward and Looking Backward on (and in) Human Life

R. Jay Wallace

in Luck, Value, and Commitment: Themes From the Ethics of Bernard Williams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199599325
eISBN:
9780191741500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599325.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Consider a teenage girl who is contemplating motherhood. Prior to her becoming pregnant, it seems that she might truly judge that it would be a bad thing on balance to have a child at this stage in ... More


Picking Stocks to Beat the Market

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The third theme of behavioral finance is inefficient markets. In recent years scholars have produced considerable evidence that heuristic‐driven bias and frame dependence cause markets to be ... More


Charles Tomlinson in the Golfo dei Poeti

Peter Robinson

in Twentieth Century Poetry: Selves and Situations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273256
eISBN:
9780191706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273256.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The discussion of poetry about Italian politics is continued in this reading of Charles Tomlinson's poem Up at La Serra. This poem, set in Liguria in 1951, takes as its model a poem by Antonio ... More


Portfolios, Pyramids, Emotions, and Biases

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Harry Markowitz, the pioneer of modern portfolio theory, developed the theory of mean‐variance portfolios, one of the pillars of standard finance. But he also developed the basic ideas that underlie ... More


Retirement Saving: Myopia and Self‐Control

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

A great many people find that they lack the foresight and self‐control necessary to save adequately for retirement. But the spectrum is wide. Some people learn the keys to successful retirement ... More


The Money Management Industry: Framing Effects, Style “Diversification,” and Regret

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Placing funds with an active money manager is typically a bad bet. Yet, institutions continue to hire active money managers. Why? The short answer is that the individuals who serve on institutional ... More


IPOs: Initial Underpricing, Long‐Term Underperformance, and “Hot‐Issue” Markets

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

There are three behavioral phenomena associated with initial public offerings (IPOs). These have been termed (1) initial underpricing; (2) long‐term underperformance; and (3) “hot issue” market. ... More


Reinforcement and Regret

H. Peyton Young

in Strategic Learning and its Limits

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269181
eISBN:
9780191699375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269181.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Reinforcement is an empirical principle which states that the higher the payoff from taking an action in the past, the more likely it will be taken in the future. This approach has long occupied a ... More


Moral Apologia

David Baggett and Jerry L. Walls

in Good God: The Theistic Foundations of Morality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751808
eISBN:
9780199894840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751808.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter lays out a variety of distinguishable but related moral arguments for God's existence, making the case that moral duties, freedoms, and regrets are considerably more at home in and ... More


Rationality and Intransitive Preference *: Foundations For The Modern View

Paul Anand

in The Handbook of Rational and Social Choice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199290420
eISBN:
9780191710506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290420.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides an overview of what has been called by philosophers the “modern view“ of formal rational choice by focussing on the arguments relating to rational agency and transitive ... More


Democratic Complicity

Eric Beerbohm

in In Our Name: The Ethics of Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154619
eISBN:
9781400842384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154619.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores how responsibility should be distributed for democratically sponsored injustice by focusing on two leading views of complicity, which produce either false positives or false ... More


Self-Reproach in Guilt, Shame, and Pride

Robert C. Solomon

in True to Our Feelings: What Our Emotions Are Really Telling Us

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368536
eISBN:
9780199852031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368536.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Shame, guilt, and embarrassment are three emotions that form an obvious family. In fact, they are often conflated and confused with one another. They are all emotions of self-criticism; in fact, one ... More


Mea Culpa: Lessons on Law and Regret from U.S. History

Steven W. Bender

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479899623
eISBN:
9781479876730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479899623.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Mea Culpa challenges its readers. In a different era, might we have been slave owners or proprietors of a racially segregated establishment? It’s easy to judge immorality in the hindsight of history, ... More


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