Dancing at gunpoint. A review of Herbert Gintis's The bounds of reason: game theory and the unification of the behavioral sciences. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009, 304 pp.

  • Till Grüne-Yanoff University of Helsinki

Author Biography

Till Grüne-Yanoff, University of Helsinki

Till Grüne-Yanoff is a fellow of the Collegium of Advanced Study at the University of Helsinki. Previously, he held appointments at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, and the London School of Economics. His research focuses on the methodology of economic modelling, on decision and game theory, and on the notion of preference in the social sciences. He has published in Synthese, Erkenntnis, Theoria, Journal of Economic Methodology, amongst others, and has edited (together with Sven Ove Hansson) a book on Modelling preference change (Springer, 2009).

Published
2010-11-14
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Book Reviews