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Anatol Rapoport (1134)

Interests
Experimental psychology, personality and social psychology, psychological study of social issues
Nationality
Russian
Born
1911, Lozovaya, Russia
Short Biography
Anatol Rapoport (Russian: Анато́лий Бори́сович Рапопо́рт; May 22, 1911 – January 20, 2007) was a Russian-born American mathematical psychologist. He contributed to general systems theory, mathematical biology and to the mathematical modeling of social ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • SB University of Chicago, 1938
  • SM University of Chicago, 1940
  • PhD University of Chicago, 1941
Appointments & Honors
  • Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 1954-5
  • Fellow AAA&S, 1960
  • President, Society for General Systems Research, 1965-6, Hon. D, University of Western Michigan, 1971
  • President, Canadian Peace Research and Education Association, 1972-5
  • Lenz International Peace Research Prize, 1975
  • Society for General Systems Research, Comprehensive Achievement Award, 1983
  • Professor of Peace Studies, University of Toronto, 1984-
  • Editor, General Systems, 1956-77
  • Associate Editor: Journal of Conflict Resolution, 1956- , Behavioral Science, 1956-
  • Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 1970-
  • Editorial Boards: International Journal of Game Theory, Theory and Decision, Instructional Science, Communication
Principal Publications
  • 1960 Fights, Games, and Debates. University of Michigan Press.
  • 1961 An essay on mind. In J. M. Scher (ed.), Toward a Definition of Mind. Free Press.
  • 1962 The use and misuse of game theory. Scientific American, 207, 108-18.
  • 1963 Mathematical models of social interaction. In R. D. Luce, R. R. Bush and E. Galanter (eds), Handbook of Mathematical Psychology, vol. 2. Wiley.
  • 1964 Strategy and Conscience. Harper and Row.
  • 1965 Prisoner's Dilemma. University of Michigan Press (with A. M. Chammah).
  • 1966 A taxonomy of 2 x 2 games. General Systems, 11, ll-26(withM. Guyer).
  • 1967 Exploiter, leader, hero, martyr: The four archetypes of the 2 x 2 game. Behavioral Science, 12, 81-4.
  • 1967 Games as tools of psychological research. Systematics, 5, 114-34.
  • 1974 Conflict in Man-Made Environment. Penguin.
  • 1976 Directions in mathematical psychology, I. American Mathematical Monthly, 83, 85-106; II. 153-72.
  • 1980 Decision pressures in 2 x 2 games. Behavioral Science, 25, 107-19 (with K. W. Lendenmann).
  • 1984 Mathematical Models in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Wiley 1986 General System Theory. Abacus.
  • 1989 The Origins of Violence. Paragon.
  • 1992 Decision Theory and Decision Behavior. Kluwer.
  • 1993 Peace, an Idea Whose Time has Come. University of Michigan.
  • 1994 Gewissheiten und Zweifel. Verlag Darmstiidter Blatter.