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Minimal rationality

by Christopher Cherniak

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reasoning,
  • Knowledge, Theory of

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher Cherniak.
    SeriesComputational models of cognition and perception
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBC177 .C52 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 161 p. ;
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21363741M
    ISBN 100262031221

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Much of the book is an attempt to determine the threshold of "minimal rationality" between the idealizations and the similarly unacceptable "no rationality" positions.

Cherniak's minimal agent would have imperfect but better than random memory, would at times believe contradictions, and would often make use of unsound rules of by: 1.

Print book Summary: In Minimal Rationality, Christopher Cherniak boldly challenges the myth of Man the the Rational Animal and the central role that the "perfectly rational agent" has had in philosophy, psychology, and other cognitive sciences, as well as in economics.

Books shelved as rationality: Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality by Eliezer Yudkowsky, Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman, Rationality. His book presents a more realistic theory based on the limits to rationality which can play a similar generative role in the human sciences, and it seeks to determine the minimal rationality an actual agent must opher Cherniak teaches in the Philosophy Department at the University of Maryland.

Author Cherniak, Christopher. Title Minimal Rationality (A Bradford Book). Binding Paperback. Book Condition Very Good.

Type Paperback. Publisher MIT Press ISBN Number / Seller ID Christopher Cherniak is an American neuroscientist, a member of the University of Maryland Philosophy Department.

Cherniak’s research trajectory started in theory of knowledge and led into computational neuroanatomy and genomics. The underlying linkage between the areas concerns models of the agent: The work began with more realistic, bounded-resource models of rationality. Minimal rationality Item Preview remove-circle "A Bradford book." Contains selections presented as author's thesis (Ph.

DUniversity of California, Berkeley, ) under title: Beliefs and logical abilities Includes index Bibliography: p. [] Access-restricted-itemPages: Rationality is the quality or state of being rational – that is, being based on or agreeable to reason.

Rationality implies the conformity of one's beliefs with one's reasons to believe, and of one's actions with one's reasons for action.

"Rationality" has different specialized meanings in philosophy, economics, sociology, psychology, evolutionary biology, game theory and political science. Minimal rationality: Christopher Cherniak, (MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, ); pagesCited by: 1. Abstract.

For a long time economists have felt that the idealization of rationality for modeling purposes needed theoretical justification. The first evolutionary arguments for rationality appeared during the ’s in the works of Schumpeter [] or in the famous marginalism controversy by Harrod [] who compared new business procedures to “mutations in nature”.

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has a strong intellectual appeal as a concept of ideal rationality. However, it is wrong to assume that human beings conform to this ideal. Origins At about the same time when Savage published his book, H.A. Simon created the beginnings of a theory of bounded rationality (Simon ).

He described decision making as a search process.In Part I, he talks about three main notions of rationality that apply to beliefs: "minimal", "consonance with reason", and "reasonableness".

Minimal rationality is something like being in possession of your cognitive faculties to the extent that you don't need to be institutionalized (30).RATIONALITY: MINIMAL AND MAXIMAL EDWARD WALTER University of Mssouri ONTEMPORARY philosophy distinguishes two kinds of ration- ality.

The first, minimal rationality (MnR), makes us aware of concepts, their implications, and the relationship among concepts. The second, maximal rationality (MxR), introduces normativeFile Size: KB.