Analogy in decision-making, social interaction, and emergent rationality

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (2):167-168 (2003)
Colman's reformulation of rational theory is challenged in two ways. Analogy-making is suggested as a possible candidate for an underlying and unifying cognitive mechanism of decision-making, one which can explain some of the paradoxes of rationality. A broader framework is proposed in which rationality is considered as an emerging property of analogy-based behavior.
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