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Identity and Autonomy in a Human Complex System


  • Magali Orillard

    () (GREQAM - Groupement de Recherche en Économie Quantitative d'Aix-Marseille - ECM - Ecole Centrale de Marseille - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - AMU - Aix Marseille Université - EHESS - École des hautes études en sciences sociales)


The work presented here is centred on the notions of language, of code as well as the interactions that allow to take into account the complex relations between different types of entities, actors, ... corresponding to the embedded cognitive networks . At this level, questions about the identity and the heterogeneity of actors particularly important to the globalisation phenomena can be examined through the negotiation mechanisms and collective decisions. The multiplicity of cognitive shortcuts used, related to the autonomy of actors and institutions or to their interactions, makes it possible to take into account the complexity of human systems.

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  • Magali Orillard, 2008. "Identity and Autonomy in a Human Complex System," Working Papers halshs-00349295, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:wpaper:halshs-00349295
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    1. Frédéric Laville, 2000. "La cognition située. Une nouvelle approche de la rationalité limitée," Revue Économique, Programme National Persée, vol. 51(6), pages 1301-1331.
    2. André Orléan, 2002. "Le tournant cognitif en économie," Revue d'économie politique, Dalloz, vol. 112(5), pages 717-738.
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    autonomy; cognitive shortcut; complex mediation; embeddeness; identity;

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