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Moral Guilt : An Agent-Based Model Analysis

Gaudou, Benoit and Lorini, Emiliano and Mayor, Eunate Moral Guilt : An Agent-Based Model Analysis. (2013) In: 9th Conference of the European Social Simulation Association (ESSA 2013), 16 September 2013 - 20 September 2013 (Warsaw, Poland).

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39829-2_9


In this article we analyze the influence of a concrete moral emotion (i.e. moral guilt) on strategic decision making. We present a normal form Prisoner’s Dilemma with a moral component. We assume that agents evaluate the game’s outcomes with respect to their ideality degree (i.e. how much a given outcome conforms to the player’s moral values), based on two proposed notions on ethical preferences: Harsanyi’s and Rawls’. Based on such game, we construct and agent-based model of moral guilt, where the intensity of an agent’s guilt feeling plays a determinant role in her course of action. Results for both constructions of ideality are analyzed.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Thanks to Springer editor. This papers appears in Volume 229 of the series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing ISSN: 2194-5357 ISBN 978-3-642-39829-2 The original PDF is available at : http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-39829-2_9
HAL Id:hal-01231761
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - Toulouse INP (FRANCE)
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UT3 (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - UT2J (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse 1 Capitole - UT1 (FRANCE)
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