Jul 17, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2024-2025 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2024-2025

Extent and Limits of Rationality Pathway


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People are not always as rational as they would like to think and are subject to a variety of cognitive and social biases.  People also have the power to correct for these biases, and to do good and constructive work.  How can critical thinking be used constructively?  How can people learn from their past mistakes?  How can social institutions and policies be set up to ensure that wise decisions are made to create a world that lasts into the extended future?

Requirements


To complete this integrative pathway, students must choose a minimum of 12 credits as described.  Only four (4) credits can be applied from the HASS Inquiry (INQR) courses listed below to this pathway.

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