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Ambiguity, pessimism, and rational religious choice

  • Tigran Melkonyan


  • Mark Pingle

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Theory and Decision.

Volume (Year): 69 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 417-438

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Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:69:y:2010:i:3:p:417-438
DOI: 10.1007/s11238-009-9164-0
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