Mathematics and Politics: Strategy, Voting, Power and Proof / Edition 1

Mathematics and Politics: Strategy, Voting, Power and Proof / Edition 1

by Alan D. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387943919

ISBN-13: 9780387943916

Pub. Date: 03/01/1995

Publisher: Springer New York

This book teaches humanities majors the accessibility and beauty of discrete and deductive mathematics. It assumes no prior knowledge of either college-level mathematics or political science, and could be offered at the freshman or sophomore level. The book devotes one chapter each to a model of escalation, game-theoretic models of international conflict, political

Overview

This book teaches humanities majors the accessibility and beauty of discrete and deductive mathematics. It assumes no prior knowledge of either college-level mathematics or political science, and could be offered at the freshman or sophomore level. The book devotes one chapter each to a model of escalation, game-theoretic models of international conflict, political power, and social choice. The material progresses in level of difficulty as the book progresses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387943916
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
03/01/1995
Series:
Textbooks in Mathematical Sciences
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

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