Paradoxes of Belief and Strategic Rationality (Cambridge by Robert C. Koons

By Robert C. Koons

This e-book develops a framework for analysing strategic rationality, a concept crucial to modern video game conception, that's the formal learn of the interplay of rational brokers and which has proved super fruitful in economics, political idea and enterprise administration. the writer argues logical paradox lies on the root of a couple of continual puzzles in video game thought, particularly these relating rational brokers who search to set up a few form of acceptance. construction at the paintings of Parsons, Burge, Gaifman and Barwise and Etchemendy, Robert Koons constructs a context-sensitive approach to the full family members of liar-like paradoxes together with, for the 1st time, an in depth account of the way the translation of paradoxical statements is fastened through context. This research presents an realizing of the way the rational agent version can account for the emergence of ideas, practices and institutions.

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