This book focuses both on the application of recent developments in mathematics to the formulation of nontrivial theory in the social sciences and on the expansion of the mathematical basis of decision theory to increase that theory's usefulness for policy research.
Introduction 1. Knowledge Representation in Cognitive Psychology 2. Stochastic Differential Equations for the Social Sciences 3. Possibility Theory and Soft Data Analysis 4. Multicriterion Decision Analysis 5. Reflections on and Criticisms of a Highly Political Multiattribute Utility Analysis