PHIL 3231 Decision Theory
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHIL 13.1.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Introduction to the theory of individual, group and social decision-making. Decision-making under risk and under ignorance. Probability theory, utility theory, game theory and their paradoxes. Theory of collective choice. Applications of decision theory in ethics, political philosophy and the theory of action.