Tag Archives: Daniel Kahneman

Modest Realism in Conflict: Top Ten Conflict Tips

Modern political discourse in the US seems to have become detached from reality in so many ways in the current 2016 Presidential Election campaign and before. So I thought it a good time to post one of our Top Ten … Continue reading

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Biases and Heuristics: Daniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky and Others

One of the key perspectives of this blog is that we need to get real about conflict situations and to do this we must know about blind spots in decision making, mostly because of the work of  collaborators Max Bazerman … Continue reading

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The Application of Daniel Kahneman’s Biases and Heuristics to Conflict

I have always found the work of Daniel Kahneman and his later collaborator Amos Tverksy very useful on the biases we show in facing reality and nowhere is this more useful than in conflict. You can read about their work … Continue reading

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A New Moral Combo Sandwich of Stanovich, Kahneman, Haidt and Greene

Three thinkers have especially influenced my conflict thinking in recent years: Keith Stanovich for his work on the impact of our conscious and unconscious thinking processes. The latter he sees are often largely installed by genetic drives and the mental … Continue reading

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Daniel Kahneman: This Much I Know

I really like the work of Daniel Kahneman and his late colleague Amos Tversky. I enjoyed this piece by Tim Adams in today’s UK Observer newspaper about Daniel’s takes on his work and life:  The 78-year-old Nobel prize-winning psychologist on … Continue reading

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Conflict: Top Ten Contemporary Thinkers Behind This Blog

I thought it would be fun to list out some of the contemporary intellectual thinkers who have fed the thinking of this blog, in roughly the order I discovered them and started using their approaches in this context: William Ury*, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Recent Books that Throw Light on Conflict

Well I guess it is the time of year for book lists, though whether you want these as gifts…These are the books I have read this year that throw most light on conflict and on my particular focus these days: … Continue reading

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