Anatol Rapoport

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Anatol Rapoport
Nascimento 22 de maio de 1911
Morte 20 de janeiro de 2007 (95 anos)
Cidadania Estados Unidos, Império Russo
Alma mater Universidade de Chicago
Ocupação matemático, professor universitário, psicólogo
Empregador Universidade de Toronto, Universidade de Michigan
Causa da morte pneumonia

Anatol Rapoport (em russo: Анато́лий Бори́сович Рапопо́рт; 22 de maio de 191120 de janeiro de 2007) foi um psicólogo matemático estadunidense nascido na Rússia

Livros[editar | editar código-fonte]

  • 1950, Science and the Goals of Man, Harper & Bros., New York
  • 1953, Operational Philosophy: Integrating Knowledge and Action,Harper & Bros., New York
  • 1960, Fights, Games, and Debates, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor
  • 1965, Prisoner's Dilemma, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.(co-author; Albert M. Chammah)
  • 1966, Two-Person Game Theory: The Essential Ideas, Ann Arbor, MI, The University of Michigan Press.(republication with Dover Press, Mineola, NY, 1999).
  • 1969, Strategy and Conscience, Shocken Books, New York, NY. (first published in 1964)
  • 1970, N-Person Game Theory. Concepts and Applications", University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. MI.(republication with Dover Press, Mineola, NY, 2001).
  • 1974, Conflict in Man-made Environment', Harmondsworth, Penguin Books.
  • 1975, Semantics, Crowell, 1975.[1]
  • 1986, General System Theory. Essential Concepts and Applications, Abacus, Tunbridge Wells.
  • 1989, The Origins of Violence: Approaches to the Study of Conflict, Paragon House, New York.
  • 1992, Peace: An Idea, Whose Time Has Come, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • 1998, Decision theory and decision behaviour, Macmillan, Houndmills.
  • 2000, Certainties and Doubts : A Philosophy of Life, Black Rose Books, Montreal, 2000: His autobiography.
  • 2001, Skating on Thin Ice, RDR Books, Oakland, CA.
  • 2005, Conversations with Three Russians - Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Lenin. A Systemic View on Two Centuries of Societal Evolution, Kovac, Hamburg.

Artigos selecionados[editar | editar código-fonte]

  • 1953, "Spread of information through a population with sociostructural bias: I. Assumption of transitivity." in: Bulletin of Mathematical Biophysics, 15, 523-533.
  • 1956, with Ralph W. Gerard and Clyde Kluckhohn, "Biological and cultural evolution: Some analogies and explorations". Behavioral Science 1: 6-34.
  • 1957, "Contribution to the Theory of Random and Biased Nets." in: Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 19:257-77.
  • 1960 with W.J. Horvath, "The theoretical channel capacity of a single neuron as determined by various coding systems", in: Information and Control, 3(4):335-350.
  • 1962, "The Use and Misuse of Game Theory", in: Scientific American, 207: 108-114.
  • 1963, "Mathematical models of social interaction". In R. D. Luce, R. R. Bush, & E. Galanter (Eds.), Handbook of Mathematical Psychology (Vol. II, pp. 493–579). New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons.
  • 1966, Two-person game theory: the essential ideas. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press.
  • 1974, with Lawrence B. Slobodkin, "An optimal strategy of evolution". Q. Rev. Biol. 49:181-200
  • 1979, "Some Problems Relating to Randomly Constructed Biased Networks." Perspectives on Social Network Research:119-164.
  • 1989, with Y. Yuan, "Some Aspects of Epidemics and Social Nets." Pp. 327–348 in The Small World, ed. by Manfred Kochen. Norwood, NJ: Ablex.

Sobre Rapoport:

  • Ron Csillag,"Anatol Rapoport, Academic 1911-2007." Toronto Globe and Mail, January 31, 2007, p. S7
  • Chesmak Farhoumand-Sims, "Memories of Anatol Rapoport." Peace Magazine, April 2007, p. 14
  • Alisa Ferguson, "Rapoport was Renowned Mathematical Psychologist, Peace Activist." University of Toronto Bulletin, February 20, 2007.
  • Markus Schwaninger,"Obituary Anatol Rapoport (May 22, 1911 - January 20, 2007): Pioneer of Systems Theory and Peace Research, Mathematician, Philosopher and Pianist." Systems Research and Behavioral Science, Vol. 24, 2007, pp. 655–658.


  1. This book about general semantics along the lines of S.I. Hayakawa's Language in Thought and Action and more technical (mathematical and philosophical) material. A valuable survey.

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