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Herbert SimonHerbert Simon's areas of interest in philosophy of science:

  • axiomatization of scienctific theories
  • the processes of scientific discovery
A Collection of Herbert Simon's Philosophy Research

Simon, H.A. & Eisenstadt, S.A. (1998) "Human and machine interpretation of expressions in formal systems," Synthese, vol. 116, pp.

Eisenstadt, S.A. & Simon, H.A. (1997) "Logic and thought," Minds and Machines, vol. 7, pp. 365-385.

Shen, W. & H.A. Simon (1993) "Fitness requirements for scientific theories containing recursive theoretical terms," British Journal
for the Philosophy of Science, vol. 44, pp. 641-652.

Kalagnanam, J.A. & Simon, H.A. (1992) "Directions for qualitative reasoning," Computational Intelligence, vol. 8, pp. 308-315.

Simon, H.A. (1992) "The computer as a laboratory for epistemology," in L. Burkholder (Ed.), Philosophy and the computer.
Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Simon, H.A. (1992) "Scientific reasoning as problem solving," International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 6, pp. 3-14.

Kaplan, C. and Simon, H.A. (1990) "In search of insight," Cognitive Psychology, vol. 22, pp. 374-419.

Simon, H.A. (1990) "A mechanism for social selection and successful altruism," Science, vol. 250, pp. 1665-68.

Kulkarni, D. and Simon, H.A. (1988) "The processes of scientific discovery: the strategy of experimentation," Cognitive Science, vol.
12, pp.139-176.

Larkin, J.H. and Simon, H.A. (1987) "Why a diagram is (sometimes) worth 10,000 words," Cognitive Science, vol. 11, pp. 65-100.

Simon, H.A. (1985) "Quantification of theoretical terms and the falsifiability of theories," British Journal for the Philosophy of
Science, vol. 36, pp. 291-298.

Simon, H.A. (1977) "Models of discovery: and other topics in the methods of science". Boston, MA: D. Reidel Publishing

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