Abstract / Synopsis
"Moral Math" refers to the study of ideas drawn from mathematics which can positively impact moral decision-making and social behavior. This essay describes a workshop designed to introduce these ideas to interested individuals of varying degrees of mathematical and theological sophistication. Created by a retired minister and former math professor, the workshop details five sets of interactive exercises culled from game theory, theoretical complexity, fuzzy logic, basic algebra, and simple arithmetic. Exercises are user-friendly, interactive, and easily related by analogy to various social issues.
© Sarah Voss
Sarah Voss, "A Workshop to Introduce Concepts of Moral Math," Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 2 Issue 2 (July 2012), pages 114-128. DOI: 10.5642/jhummath.201202.10. Available at: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/jhm/vol2/iss2/10
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