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analysis of the use of concept of rationality in the literature of planning

Eric Reade

analysis of the use of concept of rationality in the literature of planning

by Eric Reade

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Published by University of Reading Department of Land Management and Development in Reading .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- Philosophy.,
  • Regional planning -- Philosophy.,
  • Rationalism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p93-97.

    StatementEric Reade.
    SeriesWorking papers in land management and development -- no.1
    ContributionsUniversity of Reading. Department of Land Management and Development.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT166
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97p. ;
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15113315M
    ISBN 100704908271

    2. An analysis of concept learning. In light of the above discussion, we wish to formulate a concept language of rules, and analyze the behavior of a rational agent learning concepts expressed in this language. This analysis describes an ideal concept learner that satisfies the three intuitions with which we began this article. Concept that decision makers (irrespective of their level of intelligence) have to work under three unavoidable constraints: (1) only limited, often unreliable, information is available regarding possible alternatives and their consequences, (2) human mind has only limited capacity to evaluate and process the information that is available, and (3) only a limited amount of time is available to.

    Wolfers' 'specifications' refer not only to the concept of national security as a policy objective but also to the means for its pursuit, i.e., national security policy. In the discussion that follows, Wolfers' specifications will be developed and set in the context of more recent literature. The .   The manager's role has already been analysed many times. A great many management functions are distinguished in literature. A comparison between these Rational and Non-Rational Planning 89 functions and the definitions of planning as a concept in most cases leads to a clear conclusion-i.e. there is no substantial difference.

    analysis, choice and implementation become blurred .shown as a triangle rather than a straight line ” (CIMA, 14). At the opposite end of a deliberate, staged planning approach is what is referred to as freewheeling opportunism, with no planning, identifying and taking opportunities as . This stimulating work takes the concept of 'rationality', a concept that more than any other is supposed to express the essence of what it means to be human, and submits it to a careful and penetrating analysis. The conclusions drawn often challenge those previously suggested by /5(1).


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A number of rationality concepts have been discussed in planning literature over the years (Breheny & Hooper, ; Sager, ), and there has been frequent criticism of the economic notion Author: Tore Sager.

An analysis of the use of the concept of rationality in the literature of planning. In Rationality in Planning: Critical Essays on the Role ofRationality in Urban and Regional Planning.

eds. Breheny and A. Hooper, London: Pion. Google ScholarCited by: Rationality, planning and the state --The return of rationality --Practical rationality in planmaking --Rationality and its enemies --An analysis of the use of the concept of rationality in the literature of planning --Formal reasoning in urban planning: computers, complexity and mathematical modelling --The irrationality of rational planning.

One of the central goals of this book is to show how empirical data on human reasoning can be reconciled with the notion that people are rational. This raises two questions: first, the general theoretical question of how the concept of rationality relates to human behaviour; and, second, the methodological question of how to develop ‘rational’ explanations of : Mike Oaksford.

Rationality: A historical Analysis. If one devalues rationality, the world tends to fall apart – Lars Von Trier. The first mention of the concept of Rationality is seen in the work of Aristotle; who states that the human being has a rational principle and the ability to carry. This stimulating work takes the concept of 'rationality', a concept that more than any other is supposed to express the essence of what it means to be human, and submits it to a careful and penetrating analysis.

The conclusions drawn often challenge those previously suggested by. In traditional planning thought, purposive rationality is a key concept. The assumption is that it reduces uncertainties. Discussion of this positivist planning paradigm is ongoing.

Part of the dis. Much has been written about the differences between policy analysis and planning. To avoid a tortuous review we will highlight what is important for users of this book. Some might say that the differences are well described by the phrases researched analysis and basic analysis, with planning being the former and policy analysis the latter.

Planning: Linking Goals/Knowledge to Action Planning is a process, procedure, or method for setting goals, identifying and assessing option s, and developing strategies for achieving desired options. It is a pervasive human activity imbedded in future-oriented decision making.

Role/Types of Theory Planning Knowledge Action Goals. planning Procedural Rationality Moral Utopianism Philosophy Critical theory Social mobilization Social learning Phenomenology Contingency theory Self-Reflective Political Action Transactive/ collaborative planning Mediation Traditional participatory planning Communicative Rationality Cognitive Synoptic rationality Radical planning Rationality.

The academic literature on urban policy and planning which explicitly links to neo-liberalism is huge. The paper systematises much of this literature from the period towith an emphasis. People's views on planning differ widely, as this article demonstrates.

Within the broad field of planning, strategic policy-making is becoming ever more important. The authors aim to discuss a number of well known concepts, methods and theoretical approaches as they appear in the business and management literature of planning.

Rationality is the quality or state of being rational – that is, being based on or agreeable to reason. Rationality implies the conformity of one's beliefs with one's reasons to believe, and of one's actions with one's reasons for action. "Rationality" has different specialized meanings in philosophy, economics, sociology, psychology, evolutionary biology, game theory and political science.

SUSTAINABLE Underlying assumptions and related attitudes integration of economic, environmental and socio-cultural values tourism planning integrated with other planning processes holistic planning preservation of essential ecological processes protection of human heritage and biodiversity inter- and intra- generational equity achievement of a better balance of fairness.

Planning refers to the process of deciding what to do and how to do it. Planning occurs at many levels, from day-to-day decisions made by individuals and families, to complex decisions made by businesses and governments.

This paper focuses on community land use and transport planning, but most principles described apply to any planning activity. Rationality in Planning: Critical Essays on the Role accept action activity alternative analysis appears applied approach argued argument attempt authority become behaviour bounds central chapter choice City complexity concept concerned consequences considered context course critical decision decisionmaking defined definition described.

The rational planning model has fallen out of mass use as of the last decade. Rather than conceptualising human agents as rational planners, Lucy Suchman argues, agents can better be understood as engaging in situated action.[3]. Introduction “Rationality” is among our central and most widely used evaluative notions.

That humans are “rational animals” is a presumption built into the very name of our species, Homo sapiens; and the thought that humans are rational, perhaps distinctively so, appears to be part of the popular fabric of thought about ourselves.“Rational” and its complement “irrational” are.

major themes from the literature on concepts and concept learning. Our Rational Rules model combines the inferen-tial power of Bayesian induction with the representational power of mathematical logic and generative grammar; the former accounts for how concepts are learned under uncer-tainty while the latter provides a compositional hypothesis.

In his book, Ed Easterling uses research from his firm, Crestmont Research, to provide charts and graphs that will aid advisors and investors in forming a rational take on the stock market by. The book is a delight to read. it not only sheds light on the concept of rationality, but also provides a master class in philosophical method.

The author begins by considering the dances that bees do to signal to each other. He notes that their behaviour is too simple to constitute language use, the intentional conveying of meaning via s: 3.This book focuses on the concept of "rationality" drawing on a Read more Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: City planning -- Congresses. an analysis of the use of the concept of rationality in the literature of planning; formal reasoning in urban planning; computers, complexity, and mathematical modelling.value rational policy analysis.

In doing so, it offers a conception of value rationality that encompasses but also extends the conception offered by recent policy analysis literature, viewing Fischer’s “higher principles” as one but only one element of our normative understanding.

2. Value Rationality as the Pursuit of Reflective Equilibrium.