A broader philosophy of decision under severe uncertainty

All decision making involves figuring out what decision needs to be made, what your options are, and what information you need in order to evaluate those options. These activities are a part of what’s called the framing, or structuring, of decisions. A new paper in the journal Topoi argues that this aspect of decision making is even more important where uncertainty is severe, and that improving decision making and policy analysis under severe uncertainty requires better integration of knowledge about good framing practices and knowledge about other aspects of decision making, such as weighing the options. [link to the article]

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