Originated by Prof. Felicia Rivera Megret
‘Rationality’ has different meanings in philosophy, economics, sociology, psychology, evolutionary biology, game theory and political science. Rationality is the quality or state of being rational – based on or agreeable to reason. Rationality implies the conformity of beliefs with reasons to believe, or of actions with reasons for action. To determine what behaviour is the most rational. In this module, we look at the need to make several key assumptions, and to consider a quantifiable formulation of the problem by working in a group in a practical way.