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Reason and Responsibility in Decision Making

Description

COURSE OBJECTIVES
In life we face all sorts of decisions. Some are consequential and also often entail conflicting goals and uncertain outcomes, which makes them difficult.  The goal of this course is to understand the nature of the decisions to assess their consequences with the most appropriate methods.

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course discusses general methods to reflect on the nature of problems to then make responsible decisions.  The methods range from logic and mathematics to experimental science, to personal dialogue and ethical valuation.

LEARNING METHODS
Interactive discussions based on examples and case studies presented by different professors with a variety of styles, methods, and competences.

 

EXAMINATION INFORMATION

Participation; final essay on the analysis of one or more case-study decisions.

People

 

Carzaniga A.

Course director

Marisca I.

Assistant

Additional information

Semester
Fall
Academic year
2020-2021
ECTS
3
Languages
English, Italian
Education
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Elective course, Elective Courses, 1st year
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Elective course, Elective Courses, 2nd year
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Elective course, Elective Courses, 3rd year
Bachelor of Science in Communication, Elective course, Elective Courses, 2nd year
Bachelor of Science in Communication, Elective course, Elective Courses, 3rd year
Bachelor of Science in Informatics, Core course, Lecture, 1st year