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Inside Man: The Discipline of Modeling Human Ways of Being

Mihnea Moldoveanu

Abstract

This book presents readers with an exercise in modeling human ways of being—thinking, feeling, acting. It does not merely introduce models, but also attempts to teach modeling, and to produce, within the reader, the predispositions and attitudes of the modeler: a distance from the individual whose behavior is modeled, an engineering approach to the model-building process, a (self)-critical approach to the model testing and elaboration process, and a pedagogical and a therapeutic approach to enacting and communicating models. The author makes the process and the phenomenon of modeling transpare ... More

Keywords: modeling, thinking, feeling, acting, human behavior, rationality, reasoning, choice, action science, action research

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780804773041
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804773041.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mihnea Moldoveanu, author