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Economics and ethics for a rational politics

People often ask me why I started a master’s study in policy economics after finishing two PhD’s in natural sciences and in moral philosophy. I think that economics, ethics and science are three important areas of research for a rational … Lees verder

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Our worst enemies in crucial areas

What are the most important problems in the most important areas like ethics, economics, politics and sciences? In this short article I present an overview of our worst enemies. Ethics Several ethical principles and theories are possible, but what characterizes … Lees verder

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Rational democracy and futarchy

This article explains how rational democracy and futarchy, summarized as “voting on values, betting on beliefs”, is a promising solution to the central problem in politics and ethics: moral and empirical uncertainty. Rational ethics can be summarized with the slogan: … Lees verder

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