Reason and Responsibility in Decision Making
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.
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.
Interactive discussions based on examples and case studies presented by different professors with a variety of styles, methods, and competences.
Participation; final essay on the analysis of one or more case-study decisions.