The Model Thinker

If models of the world are all wrong, why are they critical to understanding our complex world? Page’s book entreats readers to push to me clear about how they think about the world.

Today, host Pamela Clouser McCann discusses the book The Model Thinker with guests Jeffery A. Jenkins and James Lo.

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Links

Model Thinking – course offered through Coursera & the University of Michigan of Scott E Page’s course
FiveThirtyEight
The Upshot
Page, Scott E. “Path dependence.(Essay).” Quarterly Journal of Political Science 1, no. 1 (January 1, 2006): 87–115.
Lave, Charles A., and March, James G. An Introduction to Models in the Social Sciences New York: Harper & Row, 1975.

 

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