UCI Distinguished Professor of Social Science, Logic & Philosophy of Science
School of Social Sciences
PH.D., University of Pittsburgh
Fax: (949) 824-2379
University of California, Irvine
Mail Code: 5100
Irvine, CA 92697
induction, decision theory, game theory, evolution
National Academy of Science; American Academy of Arts and Sciences;Lakatos Prize; Guggenheim Fellow; Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
I'm working on evolution of conventions, social structure and the social contract.--- I'm also interested in inductive logic, decision theory, rational deliberation, the metaphysics of logical atomism, causality, and Truth.
EVOLUTION OF THE SOCIAL CONTRACT Cambridge University Press 1996.
THE DYNAMICS OF RATIONAL DELIBERATION Harvard U. Press 1990.
PRAGMATICS AND EMPIRICISM Yale U. Press 1984.
CAUSAL NECESSITY Yale U. Press 1980.
CHOICE AND CHANCE 4rd ed. Wadsworth 2000.
American Philosophical Association
Philosophy of Science Association
ORU in Mathematical Social Science