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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1382)
Richard B. Brandt (Project Director: February 1977 to present)

Rational Action, Rational Belief and Psy chology

To examine utilitarianism in its various forms. Among the concepts to be considered are the concepts of objectively and subjectively right; act-utilitarianism; rule-utilitarianism; and the importance of Rawl's criticisms of utilitarianism. Attention will be given to the implications of utilitarianism for current social issues.

Project fields:

Residential College Teacher Fellowships, 1976 - 1981

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$45,900 (approved)
$45,900 (awarded)

Grant period:
3/1/1978 – 6/30/1979