Jon Elster

Columbia University

Jon Elster, professor of Political Science at Columbia University, spent a semester at the Foundation working on two projects, one on rationality and emotion and the other on the neurophysiological and behavioral explanations of addiction. A volume of essays, Getting Hooked: Rationality and Addiction, written by members of a working group of Norwegian and American scholars interested in addiction, is to be published by Cambridge University Press.


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