|Rationality, philosophy: rationality is the ability of a being to consciously adapt to a situation due to the generalizations of his experiences. It can also be rational to want to learn something new. See also system, order, creativity, discoveries, evaluation, repetition.|
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|Graeser I 120
Rationality / Grice: no voluntary behavior, not to be explained by a means-end rationality, but if we see ourselves as what we are as human beings, we have no choice, there are assumptions that we must make as rational beings (cooperation in communication).
H. Paul Grice
Handlung, Kommunikation, Bedeutung, Hg. Georg Meggle Frankfurt/M. 1993
Positionen der Gegenwartsphilosophie. München 2002