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"A lucid and penetrating development of game theory that will appeal to the intuition . . . a most valuable contribution." — Douglas R. Hofstadter
Fascinating, accessible introduction to enormously important intellectual system with numerous applications to social, economic, political problems. Newly revised edition offers overview of game theory, then lucid coverage of the two-person zero-sum game with equilibrium points; the general, two-person zero-sum game; utility theory; other topics. Problems at start of each chapter.
Foreword to the First Edition by Oskar Morgenstern
1. An Overview
2. "The Two-Person, Zero-Sum Game with Equilibrium Points"
3. "The General, Two-Person, Zero-Sum Game"
4. Utility Theory
5. "The Two-Person, Non-Zero-Sum Game"
6. The n-Person Game