Ben Eggleston

University of Kansas

Fall 2021

Philosophy 666:

Rational Choice Theory

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August 8, 2021:

Today I sent the following e-mail message to all enrolled students:

From: Eggleston, Ben
Sent: Sunday, August 8, 2021 2:08 PM
To: PHIL666{28716}Fa21
Subject: Rational Choice Theory - introductory information

Dear students,

Hello. I’m writing to give you some information about our Rational Choice Theory course.

First, there is no textbook that you have to buy for this course – I will provide the readings to you.

Second, I have set up a website for the course, at www.benegg.net/courses/rct9. I’ve posted the syllabus and the end-of-semester paper assignment there (though I will also hand out hard copies on the first day of class) and I anticipate that I will post other things there as the course progresses. There won’t be anything there that you’ll be responsible for prior to our first class, so you don’t have to worry about it right away. I just wanted to go on and give you the URL.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email me. Meanwhile, I’m looking forward to seeing you at 1 p.m. on Monday, August 23, in 335 Strong. However, attendance in this class is optional, and if you do not feel comfortable coming to class that day (or any other day), please let me know, and I will be happy to discuss other options with you.

Best wishes,

Ben