Game Theory is a social science devised by John von Neuman, one of the 20th centuries most brilliant minds.
Nevertheless this was a great book to read and a good introduction to Game Theory for me that has sparked an interest in learning more about the subject.
In short, for anyone like me who enjoys understanding how the world works, this will be one of the most influential books you'll ever read.
This was an fun, non-technical book to read. It was filled with anecdotes and provided context to the genesis of game theory. Read morePublished 2 months ago by J RYAN
A good read for the lover of von Neumann's work in his too-short life. I would've liked more detail into the nature of non-zero-sum games, but this more a biography than... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Tristan - New York
Dear fellow readers.
I Iove this book it adds to my library on Johnny Von Neuman and those parts of the book covering The Prisoner' s Dilemma add to the rudimentary... Read more
I didn't enjoy this book nearly as much as I thought I would. It got rave reviews, perhaps that's the problem my expectations were to high but I didn't find it very interesting. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Fred Nietzsche
The book intertwines three totally different subjects and to a degree that works well.
The book's take on historic cold war events is superficial. Read more
This is a fascinating book, covering the life and works of John von Neumann, the Manhattan Project (though not in depth - while we do meet Oppenheimer and others, it is more on the... Read morePublished on March 15, 2013 by A. Berke
This book is awesome. I loved reading it. It was so interesting and informative. If you want to learn anything about game theory, get this bookPublished on February 10, 2013 by JJ