Arms Race Theory: Strategy and Structure of Behavior

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The challenges facing researchers in the Richardson Tradition of armaments accumulation analysis consist not only in theory and/or in method, but in the relationship between the two. It seems entirely possible that the barriers to progress in the tradition, though apparently formidable, may yet yield under the persuasion of methods and theories not yet tried. The next chapter constitutes just such an attempt.


Notes
1.
Herbert Simon, The Sciences of the Artificial ( Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1969, 1981).
2.
G. A. Miller, E. Galanter, and K. H. Pribram, Plans and the Structure of Behavior ( New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1960), p. 213.
3.
Peter Winch, The Idea of a Social Science ( London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1958).
5.
W. Ross Ashby, Design for a Brain: The Origin of Adaptive Behavior ( New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1960), p. 62.
6.
Lewis Fry Richardson, Arms and Insecurity; A Mathematical Study of the Causes and Origins of War ( Pittsburgh: Boxwood Press, 1960), p. xiii.
7.
Gregory Bateson, "Culture Contact and Schismogenisis," Man 35 ( 1935), pp. 173-183.
8.
Miller, Galanter, and Pribram, Plans and the Structure of Behavior, op. cit.
9.
Hayward Alker Jr., "From Political Cybernetics to Global Modeling," paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, New York, August 31 to September 3, 1978, p. 7.
10.
Gregory Bateson, "The Pattern of an Armaments Race--Part I: An Anthropological Approach," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 2 ( 1946), pp. 10-11; and also his "The Pattern of an Armaments Race--Part II: An Analysis of Nationalism," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 2 ( 1946), pp. 26-28; cf. Lewis Fry Richardson, Generalized Foreign Politics ( Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1939).
11.
Max Weber, "The Interpretive Understanding of Social Action," in Readings in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences, ed. May Brodbeck ( New York: Macmillan, 1968), p. 24.
12.
Irme Lakatos, "Falsification and the Methodology of Scientific Research Programmes," in Criticism and the Growth of Knowledge, eds. Irme Lakatos and Alan Musgrave ( London: Cambridge University Press, 1970), pp. 91-196.
13.
Georg Henrik Von Wright, Explanation and Understanding ( Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1971).
14.
In the sense of Thomas S. Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, 2d ed. ( Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970).

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Table of contents

  • Recent Titles in Contributions in Military Studies ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • INTRODUCTION: STRATEGY AND THE STRUCTURE OF BEHAVIOR IN ARMS RACES 1
  • 1 - The Problem of Interaction in Arms Accumulation 3
  • Notes 17
  • 2 - Theories of Interaction in Arms Accumulation 25
  • Notes 57
  • 3 - Methods for Representing Interaction in Arms Accumulation 75
  • Notes 108
  • 4 - A Computational Model of Arms Accumulation 115
  • Notes 133
  • 5 - Strategies of Arms Accumulation Research 135
  • Notes 155
  • 6 - Summary and Conclusions on Arms Accumulation 159
  • Notes 166
  • APPENDICES 169
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 183
  • Index 239
  • About the Author 247
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