Minds, Models and Milieux
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Minds, Models and Milieux

Commemorating the Centennial of the Birth of Herbert Simon
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ISBN-13:
9781349566808
Einband:
Book
Erscheinungsdatum:
02.03.2017
Seiten:
310
Autor:
Roger Frantz
Gewicht:
438 g
Format:
217x141x22 mm
Serie:
Archival Insights into the Evolution of Economics
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Table of Contents
List of Figures and Tables
Foreword by Katherine Simon Frank
Acknowledgements
List of Contributors
Notes on Contributors
1. Herbert Simon - a Hedgehog and a Fox; Roger Frantz and Leslie Marsh
PART I: MINDS
2. Embodied Functionalism and Inner Complexity: Simon's 21st-Century Mind; Robert Rupert
3. Towards a Rational Theory of Heuristics; Gerd Gigerenzer
4. From The Sciences of the Artificial to Cognitive History; Subrata Dasgupta
5. Rationality and the True Human Condition; Ron Sun
6. Boundedly Rational Decision-Making under Certainty and Uncertainty: Some Reflections on Herbert Simon; Mark Pingle
PART II: MODELS
7. Herbert Simon and Agent-Based Computational Economics; Shu-Heng Chen and Ying-Fang Kao
8. Simon's (Lost?) Legacy in Agent-Based Computational Economics; Marco Castellani and Marco Novarese
9. From Bounded Rationality to Expertise; Fernand Gobet
10. Multiple Equilibria, Bounded Rationality, and the Indeterminacy of Economic Outcomes: Closing the System with Institutional Parameters; Morris Altman
11. Organizational decisions in the lab: the long road from the Art to the Science of organization; Massimo Egidi
PART III: MILIEUX
12. Simon on Social Identification: Two Connections with Bounded Rationality; Rouslan Koumakhov
13. Models of Environment; Marcin Mi?kowski
14. Bounded Rationality and Social Relationships in Simon's Perspective; Stefano Fiori
15. Bounded Rationality in the Digital Age; Peter Earl
16. Herbert Simon and Some Unresolved Tensions in Professional Schools; Mie Augier and Bhavna Hariharan
Name Index
Subject Index
This book is a collection of specially-commissioned chapters from philosophers, economists, political and behavioral economists, cognitive and organizational psychologists, computer scientists, sociologists and permutations thereof as befits the polymathic subject of this book: Herbert Simon. The tripartite of the title, Minds, Models and Milieux , connotes the three inextricably linked areas to which Herbert Simon made the most distinguished of contributions. 'Minds' connotes Simon's abiding interest in theorizing human behavior, rationality, and decision-making; 'Models' connotes his extensive computer simulation work in the service of his interest in understanding minds, but also in the service of minds that are situated in a complex social 'Milieux'.

This collection while intended to commemorate the centenary of Simon's birth simultaneously offers a timely reassessment of some of his central insights and illustrates the exponentially growing interest in Simon's work from beyond the usual disciplines and constituencies.