Equilibrium and Rationality: Game Theory Revised by Decision Rules

Equilibrium and Rationality: Game Theory Revised by Decision Rules

by Paul Weirich
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521593522

ISBN-13: 9780521593526

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book represents a major contribution to game theory. It offers a new conception of equilibrium in games: strategic equilibrium. This new conception arises from a study of expected utility decision principles, which must be revised to take account of the evidence a choice provides concerning its outcome. In synthesizing decision theory and game theory in a

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This book represents a major contribution to game theory. It offers a new conception of equilibrium in games: strategic equilibrium. This new conception arises from a study of expected utility decision principles, which must be revised to take account of the evidence a choice provides concerning its outcome. In synthesizing decision theory and game theory in a powerful new way this book will be of particular interest to all philosophers concerned with decision theory and game theory as well as economists and other social scientists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521593526
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Probability, Induction and Decision Theory Series
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Games and solutions; 2. Idealizations; 3. Equilibrium; 4. Reasons and incentives; 5. Strategic equilibrium; 6. Finding equilibria; 7. Applications; 8. Other standards for solutions; References; Index.

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