And the Final Jeopardy Answer Is?. BLIND RATIONALITY -- EMPTY WISDOM!
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BLIND RATIONALITY -- EMPTY WISDOM!
Dept. of Cognitive Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
I would argue that empirical results such as those regarding the Ultimatum Game show that some principles along the lines of those suggested by Rawls are accepted by humans as being necessary constituents of any theory of rationality that hopes to account for “social rationality.”
Final Questions to consider:
Is the Classical Model of Rationality all that YOU need to explain your attitude toward the arguments expressed by Bill McKibben in Enough?
Is Captain Kirk’s behavior similarly explicable (or inexplicable) in terms of the Classical Model?