Hunter Heyck

Hunter Heyck is professor and chair of the Department of the History of Science at the University of Oklahoma. He is interested in the ways that different tools and technologies have been used to represent, investigate, and model the workings of the mind and society, and in the social context and meaning of technological change. His first book was a biography of Herbert A. Simon, titled Herbert A Simon: The Bounds of Reason in Modern America, published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2005. His second book, Age of System: Understanding the Development of Modern Social Science, also published by JHU Press, came out in 2015. Currently, he is working on a social-cultural survey of the history of technology, intended for a broad(er) audience, with the working title Artifice: Creating a Chosen World.

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