Chair of Sociology, in particular of Modeling and Simulation

Controversies in Game Theory: Homo Oeconomicus Versus Homo Socialis

Term: Fall 2014

The block course "Controversies in Game Theory: Homo Oeconomicus Versus Homo Socialis" (851-0585-36L) in the Fall semester 2014 will take place each day in the week from Sept. 8 to Sept. 12, 2014, from 9 to 12 am in room IFW C 33. The (preliminary) schedule is given below, any further information on the course may be found here.


NOTE: On Friday the block course is part of a larger scientific workshop on the same topic. Details about the workshop, venue etc. will be announced here.


Course Schedule
Dirk Helbing
Introduction to the course.
IFW C 33
Herbert Gintis
Anatomy of Other-Regarding Behavior: Private Selves, Public Selves, Character Virtues, and Categorical Imperatives. IFW C 33
Bruno Frey
Beyond Standard Behavioral Economics. IFW C 33
09.00-10.00 Heiko Rauhut
Models of reciprocity for homo economicus and homo socialis. IFW C 33
  10.00-11.00 Ryan Murphy
Social Value Orientation: Theoretical and Measurement Issues in the Study of Social Preferences. IFW C 33
  11.00-12.00 Andreas Diekmann
Norm violations and the second-order free rider dilemma. Strategic motives versus altruistic punishment. IFW C 33
10.09. 09.00-10.00 Dirk Helbing
How Natural Selection Can Create Both Self- and Other-Regarding Preferences, and Networked Minds. IFW C 33
  10.00-11.00 Heinrich Nax
Evolution of Cooperative Behavior under Meritocratic Matching. IFW C 33
  11.00-12.00 Herbert Gintis
Homo Socialis: An Analytical Core for Sociological Theory. IFW C 33
Urs Fischbacher
Theory and evidence on the assessment of intention and responsibility I.
IFW C 33
  10.00-11.00 Urs Fischbacher
Theory and evidence on the assessment of intention and responsibility II. IFW C 33
  11.00-12.00 Michael Mäs
Experiments on unintended consequences of rational behavior. IFW C 33
12.09. 09.00-12.00
see Conference homepage for details
LFO C 13

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