Teaching Resources

Ethics of Risk (HT2024)

Time and location: 9:30-11:00, Tuesdays HT2024 in the Ryle Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building

Readings: Those attending the class should ensure they read the essential reading/s in advance of each session. Suggested Readings are entirely optional, but interested students are welcome to bring them up in class.

Anonymous question link: https://bit.ly/eorht24 

Week 1: Objective and subjective oughts

Week 2: Expected utility theory and risk aversion

Week 3: Respecting others' risk attitudes

Week 4: Radical uncertainty

Week 5: Absolute rules and uncertainty

Week 6: Ex post and ex ante contractualism

Week 7: Uncertainty about morality itself

Week 8: The challenges of tiny probabilities