Herb Simon

Herbert Simon

Minds, Models and Milieux: Commemorating the Centennial of the Birth of Herbert Simon

Foreword by Katherine Simon Frank 1. Herbert Simon – a Hedgehog and a Fox by Roger Frantz and Leslie Marsh Part I – Minds 2. Embodied Functionalism and Inner Complexity: Simon’s…

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Minds, Models and Milieux: Commemorating the Centennial of the Birth of Herbert Simon

Due January 2016 from Palgrave Macmillan. Foreword by Katherine Simon Frank 1. Herbert Simon – a Hedgehog and a Fox by Roger Frantz and Leslie Marsh Part I – Minds 2….

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Minds, Models and Milieux: Commemorating the Centennial of the Birth of Herbert Simon

Coming soon — contributors include Katherine Simon Frank, Robert Rupert, Gerd Gigerenzer, Ron Sun, Morris Altman, Massimo Egidi, Mie Augier and several others. This book is a collection of specially commissioned chapters from philosophers, economists, political and…

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Bertrand Russell

Born on this day. It just so happens that while writing on Herbert Simon today I was reminded of Russell who, on hearing from Simon about his “thinking machine” that proved theorems from…

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Conventionalism, coordination, and mental models: from Poincaré to Simon

Feely available as HTML version

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Bounded Rationality Updated

Special issue of Mind & Society. (H/T to Francesco Di Iorio) From April 8th to 10th 2013, the Herbert Simon Society held its first General Conference in New York. About fifty…

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Herbert Simon

Since I missed marking the birth of Simon on the 15th, here’s a belated posting of an obituary by his student Edward A. Feigenbaum. (I’m pleased to report that my co-edited…

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