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The “Art City” as a local public good: the strategic interplay between private donors and arts organization

In this paper we set up a simple evolutionary game-theoretic model aimed at addressing the issue of ‘art cities’ promotion and preservation over time via simultaneous commitment of nonprofit actors such as private donors and arts organizations. Continue reading The “Art City” as a local public good: the strategic interplay between private donors and arts organization

Subjective metaphysics and learning from experience: The causal psychology of rational choice

The evaluation of a decision maker’s degree of rationality has to do with the way in which (s)he collects and processes ‘relevant’ information. However, while the efficiency of information processing procedures is a relatively unambiguous notion, the same cannot be said of the judgements of relevance as to the information to be processed. In this paper we argue that individual decision-making processes are necessarily based on a set of meta-empirical assumptions that we call subjective metaphysics. Continue reading Subjective metaphysics and learning from experience: The causal psychology of rational choice