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Divine Games: Game Theory and the Undecidability of a Superior Being
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|August 24, 2018

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A game-theoretical analysis of interactions between a human being and an omnipotent and omniscient godlike being highlights the inherent unknowability of the latter's superiority. In Divine Games , Steven Brams analyzes games that a human being might play with an…
Fair Division: From Cake-Cutting to Dispute Resolution

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Fair Division, unlike most research on fairness in the social sciences and mathematics, is devoted solely to the analysis of constructive procedures for actually dividing things up and resolving disputes, including indivisible items or issues, such as the marital…
Divine Games: Game Theory And The Undecidability Of A Superior Being
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|September 18, 2018

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A game-theoretical analysis of interactions between a human being and an omnipotent and omniscient godlike being highlights the inherent unknowability of the latter's superiority. In Divine Games , Steven Brams analyzes games that a human being might play with…
Game Theory and Politics
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|January 17, 2013

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In this illuminating and instructive survey, author Steven J. Brams demonstrates both the insights and the pitfalls that can result from applying game theoretic models to the analysis of problems in political science. Using plenty of real-life examples, Brams…
Mathematics and Democracy: Designing Better Voting and Fair-Division Procedures

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Voters today often desert a preferred candidate for a more viable second choice to avoid wasting their vote. Likewise, parties to a dispute often find themselves unable to agree on a fair division of contested goods. In Mathematics and Democracy , Steven Brams, a…
Paradoxes in Politics: An Introduction to the Nonobvious in Political Science

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Steven J. Brams is professor of politics at New York University.
Theory Of Moves
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|November 26, 1993

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Steven J. Brams' Theory of Moves, though based on the classical theory of games, proposes major changes in its rules to render it a truly dynamic theory. By postulating that players think ahead not just to the immediate consequences of making moves, but also to…
The Presidential Election Game
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|November 15, 2017

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Superior Beings: If They Exist, How Would We Know?
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|September 11, 2013

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Biblical Games: Game Theory and the Hebrew Bible
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|August 30, 2002

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BACK IN PRINT with a new preface and a new chapter In this unusual book, first published by The MIT Press in 1980 and now updated with a new chapter, Steven Brams applies the mathematical theory of games to the Hebrew Bible. Brams's thesis is that God and the…