Bertrand Russell, 1951

Herbert Simon

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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Inaugural Herbert Simon Society Conference

The Italian Cultural Institute of New York The International Herbert A. Simon Society The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America cordially invite you to the 1st Conference Herbert Simon…

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Minds, Models and Milieux

Minds, Models and Milieux: Commemorating the Centenary of Herbert Simon’s Birth Edited by Roger Frantz (San Diego State University) and Leslie Marsh (University of British Columbia) Call for Papers Herbert Simon…

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Herbert Simon as Behavioral Economist

Here is a draft of a co-authored entry for Real World Decision Making: An Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics. Morris Altman, editor. Santa Barbara: Praeger.

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