Arts

HPA294

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HAF202 Sexualities: Histories, Representation, Politics
HAF203 Gender, Sexuality and the Past
(Not Offered 2007)
HAF205 Buffy to Big Brother
HAF215 Contemporary Feminist Thought: Themes, Issues and Conflicts
HAF218 Special Topic in Gender Studies
HPA200 Contemporary Bioethics
HPA201 Philosophy and Literature
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA204 Place and Environment
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA206 Postmodernism
HPA207 Philosophy of Mind
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA208 Metaphysical Puzzles
HPA209 The Meaning of Life
HPA210 Theories of Ethics
HPA212 Professional Ethics
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA213 Philosophy of Science
HPA215 Art, Media and Culture
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA216 Theory of Knowledge
HPA218 Philosophy of Biology
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA219 Buddhist Philosophy
HPA221 Ideas and Faiths
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA222 Aboriginal Philosophy
HPA223 Ethics and the Postmodern Age
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA225 Existentialism and Beyond
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA227 Philosophies of Modernity
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA228 Philosophy of History and Society
HPA233 Self and Subjectivity
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA234 Zen and Tao: East Asian Philosophy
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA242 Law, Society and Morality
HPA256 Philosophy and Cosmology
HPA266 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
HPA268 Modern Philosophy
HPA270 Sex, Gender and Philosophy
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA271 Philosophy and the Body
HPA274 Science and Religion
HPA276 Indo-Tibetan History, Philosophy and Culture
HPA277 Environmental Ethics
HPA286 The Methods of Philosophy
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA288 Philosophy of Language
HPA289 Political Philosophy
HPA291 Introduction to Logic
HPA292 Logic and Philosophy
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA294 The Logic of Decision
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA296 Affect and the Unconcious
(Not Offered 2007)
HPA297 Buddhism, Ethics and Nonviolence
(Not Offered 2007)
HPE201 The Idea of Europe
(Not Offered 2007)
HPE202 Europe: New and Old
(Not Offered 2007)

2007 HPA294 The Logic of Decision

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA394

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

Introduces students to the study of decision theory. This is the theory of rational decision-making by individuals -- taken alone, in competition or in groups. Topics covered include decisions under ignorance, decisions under risk and game theory. Throughout the unit, the various applications of the theory are stressed. The unit is of use to a variety of students, including students of: philosophy, logic, economics, psychology, computer science and information systems, social science, environmental science, management and law.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 2x1,000-word assignments (20% ea), 3-hr exam (60%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 hrs lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly (13 wks)

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% level 100 in philosophy or, where appropriate 25% level 100 in any discipline
M.Excl HPS294/394

STAFF: Dr David Coady

FEES
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