Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Huron

Philosophy 3220F/G

BIAS, RATIONALITY, AND OBJECTIVITY


Cognitive biases have been found to play a significant role in the thought of individuals and the inquiries of institutional science. Do these results pose a threat to mainstream notions of individual rationality and scientific objectivity? This course will examine some of the epistemological implications of our biased thinking.

Prerequisite(s): Philosophy 1230A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY B i  
Subject Code: PHILOSOP