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But this means that, from an inconsistency, anything at all follows. Inconsistencies propagate in similarly pathological ways in probability and rational choice theory. But if inconsistency is ubiquitous in human thought, then how can normative theories gain any explanatory purchase? One approach within logic is the development of so-called paraconsistent logics (Priest & Tanaka, 2009), which do not allow inferential “explosion” when a contradiction is reached. Nonetheless, the problem of dealing with the inconsistency of beliefs and choices remains extremely challenging for the application of normative theories to cognition.

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