# What are the differences between an agent that thinks rationally and an agent that acts rationally?

Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig pointed out 4 four possible goals to pursue in artificial intelligence: systems that think/act humanly/rationally.

What are the differences between an agent that thinks rationally and an agent that acts rationally?

• just an interesting side note, but there is no well-agreed upon definition of rationality in the psychology literature Sep 2 '18 at 14:15