Cordial Rationality: The Language of Human Cooperation

  • Patrici Calvo
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Part of the Ethical Economy book series (SEEP, volume 55)

Abstract

The role played by reciprocity and other intangible assets for the economy, as well as the confirmation of the motivational heterogeneity and moral commitment that underlie them, demonstrate the need to extend the margins of economic rationality in an affective and communicative sense in order to introduce into the information base variables like prosocial emotions , and the values, norms or principles forming part of economic agents’ conduct and decision-making processes. From the ethical and emotional anchorage proposed through cordial reciprocity, and without ignoring the necessary strategic-technical dimension of economic rationality, the aim of this chapter is to elucidate a suitable proposal for economic rationality to guide and provide information about economic agents’ conduct and decisions in the area of economics.

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  • Patrici Calvo
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  1. 1.Universitat Jaume ICastellón de la PlanaSpain

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