Hard Choices: Decision Making under Unresolved Conflict

Hard Choices: Decision Making under Unresolved Conflict

by Isaac Levi
     
 

Denying the value of prevailing accounts of rational decision making, this study considers the application of a more general approach to moral dilemmas, scientific inference and decision making. See more details below

Overview

Denying the value of prevailing accounts of rational decision making, this study considers the application of a more general approach to moral dilemmas, scientific inference and decision making.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521386302
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Moral struggle; 2. Dilemmas; 3. Values in scientific inquiry; 4. Choice and foreknowledge; 5. Value structures; 6. Values revealed by choices; 7. Uncertainty as a source of conflict; 8. Conflict and social agency; 9. Distributing benefits; 10. Utilarianism and conflict; 11. Social choice theory; 12. Conflict and inquiry; Notes; Bibliography; Name index; Subject index.

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