Logic, methodology and philosophy of science: Proceedings by Nagel E., Suppes P., Tarski A. (eds.)

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2 This allows each territory to maintain itself as a separate actor, thereby allowing for the possible emergence of sets of territorial actors who might form a new aggregate actor. Although no territory changes hands, war results in costs to both sides, but especially to the weaker side. Thus the heart of the model is a tribute system in which an actor can extract resources from others through tribute payments, and use these resources to extract still more resources. Alliances are also allowed so that actors can work together.

4. History as “news”: event data, including chronologies of tribute payments and wars fought between alliances. Perhaps the most useful outcome of a simulation model is to provide new ways of thinking about old problems. In the present case, the need to determine whether or not the model was successful in generating new political actors forced the specification of explicit criteria for recognizing a new political actor should one arise. This in itself is a useful exercise. In addition, the same need led to the development of different ways of viewing history, and especially to ways of analyzing the interaction among emerging clusters of actors.

3. Having a fixed maximum demand is arbitrary, but avoids the need for the actors to calculate what demand they will make. 4. 25*400=100. The wealths after the fight would then be 400–75=325 for A, and 300–100=200 for B. Note that the disparity in wealth increases from 100 to 125. e. 5. 5. The demander is assumed to carry out its implicit threat to fight if the demand is not met. This assumes, in effect, that the demander’s need to maintain its reputation is strong enough to maintain the credibility of the threat.

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