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Rock, Paper, Scissors: Game Theory in Everyday Life by Len Fisher

Rock, Paper, Scissors: Game Theory in Everyday Life by Len Fisher
Rock, Paper, Scissors: Game Theory in Everyday Life by Len Fisher
SKU: 219030004
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Praised by Entertainment Weekly as the man who put the fizz into physics; Dr. Len Fisher turns his attention to the science of cooperation in his lively and thought-provoking book.
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Price: P300.00
Product Details
Format: Trade Paperback

Condition: vg- condition, minor shelf wear

Size: 5.25"x8.0"

Pages: 288pp, 2008 edition

Others: All defects if any are formulated into pricing. May or may not have previous store stickers. Items were inspected but may still missed writings/inscriptions.


Len Fisher turns his attention to the game theory to shed light on why we have trouble cooperating. His quest to understand what makes us all get along takes him to:

- New York City sidwalks to play "chicken" with commuters
- a child's birthday party to calculate the proper distribution of gifts
- the polite confines of an English dinner party
- the busy streets of India
- the wilds of the Australian outback
- and more...

In this lively and thought-provoking book, Fisher takes us from the problems of cooperation in everyday life to serious issues such as resource depletion, global warming, and conflict negotiation. The outcomes of his investigations are sometimes hilarious, sometimes alarming, buit always revealing. Intriguing, informative, and timely, Rock, Paper, Scissors will delight anyone in terested in what it takes to get people to work together.
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