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22%OFFJohn Von Neumann - Theory of Games and Economic Behavior: 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition - 9780691130613 - V9780691130613
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Theory of Games and Economic Behavior: 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

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Description for Theory of Games and Economic Behavior: 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition Paperback. Published in 1944, "Theory of Games and Economic Behavior" featured a groundbreaking mathematical theory of economic and social organization, based on a theory of games of strategy. This title includes the original text, an introduction by Harold Kuhn, and reviews and articles on the book that appeared at the time of its original publication. Num Pages: 776 pages, 105 line illus. 9 tables. BIC Classification: KC; PBUD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 155 x 41. Weight in Grams: 1098.
This is the classic work upon which modern-day game theory is based. What began more than sixty years ago as a modest proposal that a mathematician and an economist write a short paper together blossomed, in 1944, when Princeton University Press published Theory of Games and Economic Behavior. In it, John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern conceived a groundbreaking mathematical theory of economic and social organization, based on a theory of games of strategy. Not only would this revolutionize economics, but the entirely new field of scientific inquiry it yielded--game theory--has since been widely used to analyze a host of ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
776
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
Number of Pages
776
Place of Publication
New Jersey, United States
ISBN
9780691130613
SKU
V9780691130613
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About John Von Neumann
John von Neumann (1903-1957) was one of the greatest mathematicians of the twentieth century and a pioneering figure in computer science. A native of Hungary who held professorships in Germany, he was appointed Professor of Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in 1933. Later he worked on the Manhattan Project, helped develop the IAS computer, and was a ... Read more

Reviews for Theory of Games and Economic Behavior: 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "A rich and multifaceted work... [S]ixty years later, the Theory of Games may indeed be viewed as one of the landmarks of twentieth-century social science."
Robert J. Leonard, History of Political Economics Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "Opinions still vary on the success of the project to put economics on a sound mathematical footing, but game ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Theory of Games and Economic Behavior: 60th Anniversary Commemorative Edition


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