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We could also call someone irrational who had the cognitive illusion that there is a difference between two clearly equivalent ways of describing, or “framing,” a decision problem. Psychologists have discovered that such failures of extensionality in people’s thought can affect their preferences and goals. g. about what will give us pleasure or pain in the future, pose problems for the formal theory of decision making. These are not necessarily problems for instrumental rationality, but we cannot go far in using this sense of rationality to criticize goals as “irrational,” though we may still condemn them on moral or legal grounds.
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