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Rational Choice as Choreography


Simon (1997) defines rationality of neoclassical theory as global rationality, assuming that “[…] the decision maker has a comprehensive, consistent utility function, knows all the alternatives that are available for choice, can compute the expected value of utility associated with each alternative, and chooses the alternative that maximizes expected utility.” (p.17). 410 more words

Choreography

For the normative self-understanding of modernity, Christianity has functioned as more than just a precursor or catalyst. Universalistic

For the normative self-understanding of modernity, Christianity has functioned as more than just a precursor or catalyst. Universalistic egalitarianism, from which sprang the ideals of freedom and a collective life in solidarity, the autonomous conduct of life and emancipation, the individual morality of conscience, human rights and democracy, is the direct legacy of the Judaic ethic of justice and the Christian ethic of love. 59 more words

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Run now - run away

To think that in 2014 the question “so who takes care of the kids then” is asked to women (and women alone) and “then how will he manage?” is asked regarding the father being on his own with his son or daughter (questioning his role as a parent) – saddens me in inexplicable ways. 172 more words

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