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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 6–9.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and noncausal bargaining enters into all our cooperative relationships with each other. Such bargaining can be illuminated by game theory and, in particular, by the version of prisoner's dilemma known as “Newcomb's problem.” Newcomb's problem models some of our most important relationships with each other...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 360–382.
Published: 01 November 2020
... devaluation of the individual's capacity to act. Copyright © 2020 by Novel, Inc. 2020 Ishiguro action Arendt game theory neoliberalism individualism The human being, Hannah Arendt observes, has been described as the speaking/rational animal ( zoon logon echon ), the political animal ( zoon...
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Novel (2015) 48 (3): 495–498.
Published: 01 November 2015
... determinism and Ellison's investment in personal freedom. The expansiveness of No Accident, Comrade also detracts somewhat from an otherwise intriguing discussion of game theory in the fifth chapter. There, Belletto considers how military game theory made state security contingent on strategic randomization...
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Novel (2004) 38 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 May 2004
... and insightful reading of one of the most challenging fictional works in William Faulkner's canon. Drawing on legal history, game theory, social history, feminist theory, gender theory, cultural studies, critical race theory, and American and African American literary studies, she takes us back...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 341–359.
Published: 01 November 2020
... in On Meaning ( 138 ). Greimas developed a “performative series” categorization of possibilities for action in narrative actors, which Ricoeur discusses in some detail in the second volume of Time and Narrative ( 38–50 ). 14 In The Ego in Freud's Theory (1954–55), Lacan engages with game theory...
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Novel (2012) 45 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and adapting the lan- guages of evolution and cognitive science, tapping the resources of new media and game theory, questioning traditional approaches to hermeneutics, rhetorical analysis, and close reading. Our forum was designed to capture the exceptional range and significant challenge of this new...
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Novel (2010) 43 (3): 501–505.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., we will, it seems, sometimes act in altruistic ways that seem irrational because they run counter to self-interest. Flesch returns again and again to scenes of altruistic, exorbitant, and aneconomic behav- ior as they occur in the variously articulated scenarios of game theory (he relies...
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Novel (2018) 51 (2): 210–225.
Published: 01 August 2018
... to track this thinking, I approach the survival game not as an object of existing theoretical discourse but rather as the theory that it is. * * * The plot of Gone Girl centers on a young wife, Amy, who has gone missing, and her husband, Nick, who is suspected of having murdered her. Although...
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Novel (2020) 53 (2): 275–279.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of liberal subjectivity as self-conscious, prior to the social, and private” (4). Her own preferred framework, like that of Bourke, would appear to be that of Ludwig Wittgenstein's language game theory of pain, as more recently reworked by Stanley Cavell and Veena Das in arguments that emphasize “how pain...
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Novel (2018) 51 (1): 121–126.
Published: 01 May 2018
... merit of this Theory , it seems to me, is to give Watt's “insularity” a most profound theoretical sense. “The limits of my language mean the limits of my world,” Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote in the Tractatus ( 5.6 ). Beginning precisely from “Ludwig Wittgenstein and his concept of ‘language games...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 497–501.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 1 of the book, which interweaves examples drawn from novels and games of chance in order to revise the history of gambling and probability theory as well as the history of the novel. Molesworth’s account of lottery mania suggests that its appeal cannot be accounted for simply by the rise...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 11–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
... NOVEL SPRING 2014 know, a deep interest in games and rules and, in fact, had developed a more rational scheme for ‘‘assigning prizes’’ in lawn tennis around the same time that he was publishing on electoral theory; finally, the more he knew about elections, the more he could annoy Henry George...
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Novel (2024) 57 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 May 2024
... their relatively rigid qualities, or their pedagogical and even propagandist qualities, Choi explores their use of contingency. Drawing on narratology, film theory, and recent work on graphic novels, inter alia, she follows the thread of contingency through board games of exotic geography like New Game...
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Novel (2020) 53 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Annie McClanahan Works Cited Bukharin Nikolai . The Economic Theory of the Leisure Class . 1927 . New York : Monthly Review P , 1972 . Marshall Alfred . Principles of Economics . 1920 . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2013 . Menger Carl Principles...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 342–362.
Published: 01 November 2008
.... Bhabha , Homi K. “Representation and the Colonial Text: A Critical Exploration of Some Forms of Mimeticism.” The Theory of Reading . Ed. Frank Gloversmith. Brighton: Harvester, 1984 . 93 –122. Bharucha , Nilufer . Rohinton Mistry: Ethnic Enclosures and Transcultural Spaces . Jaipur...
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Novel (2011) 44 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 May 2011
... . “The Contemporary Novel.” “Futures of the Novel” Forum . Duke University , Durham, NC . 29 Apr. 2010 . Galison Peter . “Specific Theory.” Critical Inquiry 30 ( 2004 ): 379 – 83 . Hayles N. Katherine . “Hyper and Deep Attention: The Generational Divide in Cognitive Modes...
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Novel (2012) 45 (3): 502–505.
Published: 01 November 2012
... concludes that to read novels, we draw from two com- peting schools of thought. As readers of literature’s complex social games, we ascribe to both the “theory of mind” school, according to which we imagine other people’s “states of mind by referring to our built-in sense of human psychology” (35). We...
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Novel (2021) 54 (1): 144–148.
Published: 01 May 2021
... superiority), which has funded most of the research in the field since its creation in 1958. Two of the founding texts in the field, Alan Turing's test for machine intelligence and Masahiro Mori's theory of the uncanny valley, illustrate Rhee's central argument. In the first example, the imitation game...
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Novel (2005) 38 (2-3): 193–213.
Published: 01 November 2005
..., 1500–1900 38 ( 1998 ): 499 –516. Harris , Marvin . The Rise of Anthropological Theory: A History of Theories of Culture . Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira, 2001 . Haydon , Colin . Anti-Catholicism in Eighteenth-Century England, c. 1714–80 . Manchester: Manchester UP, 1993...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 116–132.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Sonnenschein , 1895 . Leverage Paula ., eds. Theory of Mind and Literature . West Lafayette : Purdue UP , 2010 . Lukács Georg . “Reportage or Portrayal.” Essays on Realism . Ed. Livingstone Rodney . Trans. Fernbach David . Cambridge : MIT P , 1983 . 45 – 75...