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Routledge Advances in Game Theory

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Critical Game Theory Humanistic and Radical Alternatives to the Mainstream

Critical Game Theory: Humanistic and Radical Alternatives to the Mainstream

1st Edition


By Wayne Eastman
December 05, 2023

The models in mainstream game theory generally assume that actors act according to a single, consistent utility function. Empirical studies, common sense, and humanistic wisdom all suggest that that assumption is too simple. This book starts with an assumption that actors are controlled by diverse,...

Internal Game Theory

Internal Game Theory

1st Edition

By Tassos Patokos
February 27, 2015

Traditional game theory requires at least two individuals. This book extends game theory to the inner workings of a single person. Using game theory to analyse single individuals makes sense if one thinks of individuals as consisting of two or more relatively autonomous partitions that might have ...

Game Theory and Economic Analysis A Quiet Revolution in Economics

Game Theory and Economic Analysis: A Quiet Revolution in Economics

1st Edition

Edited By Christian Schmidt
March 31, 2014

This book presents the huge variety of current contributions of game theory to economics. The impressive contributions fall broadly into two categories. Some lay out in a jargon free manner a particular branch of the theory, the evolution of one of its concepts, or a problem, that runs through its ...

Topology of 2x2 Games

Topology of 2x2 Games

1st Edition

By David Goforth, David Robinson
October 19, 2012

Game theory has implications for all the social sciences and beyond. It now provides the theoretical basis for almost all teaching in economics, and 2x2 games provide the very basis of game theory. Here, Goforth and Robinson here have delivered a well-written and knowledgeable, 'periodic table' of ...

Reciprocity, Altruism and the Civil Society In praise of heterogeneity

Reciprocity, Altruism and the Civil Society: In praise of heterogeneity

1st Edition

By Luigino Bruni
November 24, 2009

The main emphasis of this new book from Luigino Bruni is a praise of heterogeneity, arguing that society works when different people are able to cooperate in many different ways. The author engages in a novel approach to reciprocity looking at its different forms in society, from cautious or ...

Negotiation Games

Negotiation Games

2nd Edition

By Steven Brams
April 04, 2003

The concept of negotiation is critical to coping with all manner of strategic problems that arise in the everyday dealings that people have with each other and organizations. Game theory illustrates this to the full and shows how these problems can be solved.This is a revised edition of a classic ...

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