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Tough enough? Robust satisficing as a decision norm for long-term policy analysis

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This paper aims to open a dialogue between philosophers working in decision theory and operations researchers and engineers working on decision-making under deep uncertainty. Specifically, we assess the recommendation to follow a norm of robust satisficing when making decisions under deep uncertainty in the context of decision analyses that rely on the tools of Robust Decision-Making developed by Robert Lempert and colleagues at RAND. We discuss two challenges for robust satisficing: whether ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s11229-022-03566-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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Author
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Synthese Journal website
Volume:
200
Article number:
36
Publication date:
2022-02-23
Acceptance date:
2021-12-15
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EISSN:
1573-0964
ISSN:
0039-7857
Language:
English
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1224401
Local pid:
pubs:1224401
Deposit date:
2021-12-14

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