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Nash y von Neumann: mundos posibles y juegos de lenguaje

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  • Boris Salazar

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    (Universidad del Valle)

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Using language game notions and the equivalence between games, this document studies John Nash’s decision of not playing the coalitional game proposed by John von Neumann. The key point is that Nash suggested hypothetical worlds that are incompatible with the kind proposed by von Neumann. And, at the root of this difference, lies their different notions of rationality.

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Article provided by Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía in its journal Revista de Economía Institucional.

Volume (Year): 6 (2004)
Issue (Month): 10 (January-June)
Pages: 71-94

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Handle: RePEc:rei:ecoins:v:6:y:2004:i:10:p:71-94

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Keywords: modal logic; possible worlds; rationality; language games; cooperative games; non-cooperative games;

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