Decision and Choice Theory (PHIL 265.3)

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An examination of rational choice in individual and collective decision-making. Topics include: decisions under certainty, risk and uncertainty, and probability, belief and value as utilized in choice principles. The course will explore maximization of expected utility, minimal loss/regret, optimism-pessimism, basic game theory and applications in moral, social and political decision-making.

Prerequisite(s)

6 credit units in philosophy or completion of 24 credit units at the university.

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