What Is Social Physics?

Several previous posts suggest that our Science of Cities is more like Biology than Physics but Social Physics has a long history. CASA’s Martin Austwick recently gave an impromptu review from Quetelet’s original definition to Comte’s rebuttal. Useful definitions from Stewart in the 1940s to Iberall in the 1980s.
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About Michael Batty

Set up and runs the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) at University College London and is Bartlett Professor of Planning
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