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The Resource Von Neumann, Morgenstern, and the creation of game theory : from chess to social science, 1900--1960, Robert Leonard

Von Neumann, Morgenstern, and the creation of game theory : from chess to social science, 1900--1960, Robert Leonard

Label
Von Neumann, Morgenstern, and the creation of game theory : from chess to social science, 1900--1960
Title
Von Neumann, Morgenstern, and the creation of game theory
Title remainder
from chess to social science, 1900--1960
Statement of responsibility
Robert Leonard
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
519.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HB144
LC item number
.L46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Historical perspectives on modern economics
Label
Von Neumann, Morgenstern, and the creation of game theory : from chess to social science, 1900--1960, Robert Leonard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-379) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"The strangest states of mind": chess, psychology and Emanuel Lasker's Kampf -- "Deeply rooted, yet alien" : Hungarian Jews and Mathematicians -- From Budapest to Göttingen: an apprenticeship in modern mathematics -- "The futile search for the perfect formula": Von Neumann's minimax theorem -- Equilibrium on trial: the Austrian interwar critics -- Wrestling with complexity: Wirtschaftsprognose and beyond -- Ethics and the excluded middle: Karl Menger and social science in interwar Vienna -- From austroliberalism to Anschluss: Morgenstern and the Viennese Economists in the 1930's -- Mathematics and the social order: Von Neumann's return to game theory -- Ars combinatoria: creating the Theory of games -- Morgenstern's catharsis -- Von Neumann's war -- Social science and the "present danger": game theory and psychology at the RAND Corporation, 1946--1960
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 390 p.
Isbn
9780521562669
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009034837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn436358398
  • (OCoLC)ocn662679574
Label
Von Neumann, Morgenstern, and the creation of game theory : from chess to social science, 1900--1960, Robert Leonard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-379) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"The strangest states of mind": chess, psychology and Emanuel Lasker's Kampf -- "Deeply rooted, yet alien" : Hungarian Jews and Mathematicians -- From Budapest to Göttingen: an apprenticeship in modern mathematics -- "The futile search for the perfect formula": Von Neumann's minimax theorem -- Equilibrium on trial: the Austrian interwar critics -- Wrestling with complexity: Wirtschaftsprognose and beyond -- Ethics and the excluded middle: Karl Menger and social science in interwar Vienna -- From austroliberalism to Anschluss: Morgenstern and the Viennese Economists in the 1930's -- Mathematics and the social order: Von Neumann's return to game theory -- Ars combinatoria: creating the Theory of games -- Morgenstern's catharsis -- Von Neumann's war -- Social science and the "present danger": game theory and psychology at the RAND Corporation, 1946--1960
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 390 p.
Isbn
9780521562669
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2009034837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn436358398
  • (OCoLC)ocn662679574

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