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Published: 14 May 2015

192 Pages


ISBN: 9780198738022

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Analogies and Theories

Formal Models of Reasoning

Itzhak Gilboa, Larry Samuelson, and David Schmeidler

Lipsey Lectures

  • Examines the way economic agents reason about uncertainty
  • Offers mathematical models of case-based reasoning rule-based reasoning
  • Touches on issues that are common to statistics, philosophy, psychology, and artificial intelligence
  • Presents a unified model that captures both reasoning by general rules and reasoning by analogies to specific cases
  • The book forms the basis of the Lipsey Lectures by Itzhak Gilboa on 12, 13, and 14 May 2015 at the University of Essex