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PHIL 666. Rational Choice Theory. 3 Hours H.

This course is an introduction to the philosophical issues surrounding individual decision theory, game theory, and social choice theory. This includes issues of scientific theory selection, the nature of preference, the uses of games to model social interaction, and the ethical and political implications of Arrow's impossibility theorem. Formal techniques of modeling and proof, akin to those used in logic and mathematics, will be used in much of the course. Prerequisite: Two courses in economics, a philosophy course numbered 500 or above, or consent of instructor. LEC.

Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy

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The Philosophy Department at the University of Kansas comprises 14 full-time faculty members and about 35 graduate students. The department fosters teaching and research that reflects a broad range of philosophical orientations and fields of philosophy. The department's chief strengths are in ethics, philosophy of science, and history of philosophy (ancient, modern, 19th century). The department is in Wescoe Hall, the main humanities building.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Philosophy

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In philosophy we ask big, important questions.  While asking such questions is easy, answering them is difficult.  Because these questions are often abstract and vague, it is necessary to use precise reasoning and analysis to clarify what exactly it is we are asking.  Only then can we attempt to develop answers.

Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Languages and Cultures

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...524 Chinese Thought or PHIL 506 Chinese Thought...of East Asia EALC 666 Political Economy of...

Minor in East Asian Languages and Cultures

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/east-asian-languages-cultures/minor/

...524 Chinese Thought or PHIL 506 Chinese Thought...of East Asia EALC 666 Political Economy of...

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in American Studies

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...1870 to Present 3 PHIL 504 Philosophy of...and Religion 3 ANTH 666 Anthropology of Religion...