ultrarational

ultrarational

(ˌʌltrəˈræʃənəl)
adj
extremely rational
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This ultrarational, secular, bureaucratic, controlling modernity, in Weber's view, produced disenchantment--the loss of meaning and wonder and creativity.
However, one lesson the book makes clear is that ultrarational approaches are myopic and ineffective.
Rather than drawing on the revival of interest in the motivations underpinning Geulincx's ultrarational metaphysics (for instance, in the writings of Slavoj Zizek or John Cottingham) to provide a new reading of Geulincx and Beckett together, Tucker grounds his study in an attempt to understand how Beckett himself would have received the philosopher.
5 PERRET IN FRANCE AND ALGERIA (Heinz Emigholz) Emigholz's taxonomic catalogue of Auguste Perret's modernist buildings re-creates the tension between the ultrarational and the subtly exuberant in the architect's best work.
In a tone that strikes the reader as either bluntly patronizing or coolly ironic, the ultrarational voice explains that the locals of the Caribbean island are "not mentally equipped to understand the logic" of the military operation and that some of them "had even come to imagine that they had some sort of right to live there" (178).
Instead of debating such hidden facts, this Section explores the policy implications of accepting Posner's ultrarational assumptions.
Although MPT, built on the hypothesis of the ultrarational investor, was the most important development of the period covered by Capital Ideas, Bernstein begins his new volume with behavioral finance, the antithesis of ultrarationality.
We have imperfect decision-making abilities and typically do not act as ultrarational decision-makers.
All three were in basic agreement that the traditional, ultrarational approach of scholastic philosophy and theology had become so outmoded that it prevented Catholics from valuing the experiential and mystical elements of Catholicism.
The neoclassical model is thus not self-sustaining: As firms strive to become profit maximizing using ultrarational models, they actually lay the seeds for worse performance because they undermine the cooperative human networks and adaptive creativity that have worked historically.
For secular people who distrust organized religion but who also dislike the ultrarational approach to mental health found in allopathic medicine (including the heavy reliance on psychoactive medication), alternative medicine is an excellent compromise.
It is almost as if the ultrarational 'economic man' of classical theory actually believes in magic." [93] Omission of important elements and effects in these concepts make them unsuitable for analysis or understanding but more appropriate for propaganda because of the half-truths it promotes.