Chapter 34 Remarks on the Foundations of Agent-Based Generative Social Science

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Abstract

This chapter treats a variety of epistemological issues surrounding generative explanation in the social sciences, and discusses the role of agent-based computational models in generative social science.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Computational Economics
Pages1585-1604
Number of pages20
Volume2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006

Publication series

NameHandbook of Computational Economics
Volume2
ISSN (Print)1574-0021

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Social sciences
Agent-based
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Keywords

  • agent-based modeling
  • generative social science
  • philosophy of social science

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Computer Science Applications

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Epstein, J. (2006). Chapter 34 Remarks on the Foundations of Agent-Based Generative Social Science. In Handbook of Computational Economics (Vol. 2, pp. 1585-1604). (Handbook of Computational Economics; Vol. 2). https://doi.org/10.1016/S1574-0021(05)02034-4

Chapter 34 Remarks on the Foundations of Agent-Based Generative Social Science. / Epstein, Joshua.

Handbook of Computational Economics. Vol. 2 2006. p. 1585-1604 (Handbook of Computational Economics; Vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Epstein, J 2006, Chapter 34 Remarks on the Foundations of Agent-Based Generative Social Science. in Handbook of Computational Economics. vol. 2, Handbook of Computational Economics, vol. 2, pp. 1585-1604. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1574-0021(05)02034-4
Epstein J. Chapter 34 Remarks on the Foundations of Agent-Based Generative Social Science. In Handbook of Computational Economics. Vol. 2. 2006. p. 1585-1604. (Handbook of Computational Economics). https://doi.org/10.1016/S1574-0021(05)02034-4
Epstein, Joshua. / Chapter 34 Remarks on the Foundations of Agent-Based Generative Social Science. Handbook of Computational Economics. Vol. 2 2006. pp. 1585-1604 (Handbook of Computational Economics).
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