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Laws of the Game: How the Principles of Nature Govern Chance

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Using game theory and examples of actual games people play, Nobel laureate Manfred Eigen and Ruthild Winkler show how the elements of chance and rules underlie all that happens in the universe, from genetic behavior through economic growth to the composition of music. To illustrate their argument, the authors turn to classic games--backgammon, bridge, and chess--and relate them to physical, biological, and social applications of probability theory and number theory. Further, they have invented, and present here, more than ...

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Laws of the Game: How the Principles of Nature Govern Chance
1993, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691025667

Revised edition

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Laws of the Game: How the Principles of Nature Govern Chance
1983, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060909710

German
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Laws of the game : how the principles of nature govern chance
1983, Penguin, Harmondsworth

ISBN-13: 9780140551426

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Laws of the Game: How the Principles of Nature Govern Chance
1982, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780713914849

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Laws of the Game: How the Principles of Nature Govern Chance
1981, Alfred A. Knopf

ISBN-13: 9780394418063

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