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Some Lessons From Minimal Rationality. Cherniak on Scientific Realism. Retrieved from ” https: Neuron dendrite and axon arbors also appear significantly to approximate minimum-cost Steiner trees. In Minimal Rationality, Christopher Cherniak boldly challenges the myth of Man the the Rational Animal and the central role that the “perfectly rational The work began with more realistic, bounded-resource models of rationality.


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