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Title The social sciences and rationality : promise, limits, and problems / edited by Axel van den Berg and Hudson Meadwell.

Imprint New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction Publishers, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  300.1 So13 2004    ---  Available
Description xi, 228 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Papers presented at a conference held at McGill University in March 1999.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Towards a sociological rational choice theory / Michael Hechter -- Rationality revised: the evolution of an axiom in economics / George Grantham -- Rationality in economics and econometrics: theoretical devices, issues and puzzles / Robin Rowley -- Systemism: the alternative to individualism and holism / Mario Bunge -- Rational? agents / Storrs McCall -- Penser la guerre, Clausewitz / John A. Hall -- On the use of the prisoners' dilemma to analyze the relations between employment security, trust, and effort / Michael R. Smith -- Judges as rational actors: strategic behavior and the emergence of judicial supremacy in Canada / Christopher P. Manfredi -- Concluding remarks / Ian Shapiro.
Subject Rational choice theory.
Social sciences.
Added Author Van den Berg, Axel.
Meadwell, Hudson.
ISBN 0765802325 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NLC 20060061758

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