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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 423–462.
Published: 01 October 2019
...C. Thi Nguyen Games may seem like a waste of time, where we struggle under artificial rules for arbitrary goals. The author suggests that the rules and goals of games are not arbitrary at all. They are a way of specifying particular modes of agency. This is what make games a distinctive art form...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 211–249.
Published: 01 April 2020
... whether the move will increase your chances of winning the game in the context of the relevant rules and conventions; again, the “wrong” kinds of reasons include threats, incentives, and sympathy. Quite generally, wherever there is an activity-specific standard of correctness, there is a “right”/“wrong...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 425–427.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Robert Sugden EQUILIBRIUM AND RATIONALITY: GAME THEORY REVISID BY DECISION RULES. By Paul Weirich. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xii, 235. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVEWS consistency and organic character of his political philosophy. ERIN KELLY Tujis University...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 421–425.
Published: 01 July 2001
... Dorsey for helpful discussion of points developed in this essay. The Philosqhical Review, Vol. 110, No. 3 (July 2001) EQUILIBRIUM AND RATIONALITY: GAME THEORY REVISELI BY DECISION RULES. By PAULWEIRICH. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xii, 235. Like...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 285–290.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and Equilibrium is a sustained development of a thought-provoking new approach to natural language meaning. Prashant Parikh approaches mean- ing through looking at how utterances work in communicative contexts. He uses the formal tools of game theory to develop a model of utterance-meaning as an equilibrium...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 291–293.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and Equilibrium is a sustained development of a thought-provoking new approach to natural language meaning. Prashant Parikh approaches mean- ing through looking at how utterances work in communicative contexts. He uses the formal tools of game theory to develop a model of utterance-meaning as an equilibrium...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 294–298.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and Equilibrium is a sustained development of a thought-provoking new approach to natural language meaning. Prashant Parikh approaches mean- ing through looking at how utterances work in communicative contexts. He uses the formal tools of game theory to develop a model of utterance-meaning as an equilibrium...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 298–301.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and Equilibrium is a sustained development of a thought-provoking new approach to natural language meaning. Prashant Parikh approaches mean- ing through looking at how utterances work in communicative contexts. He uses the formal tools of game theory to develop a model of utterance-meaning as an equilibrium...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 302–304.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and Equilibrium is a sustained development of a thought-provoking new approach to natural language meaning. Prashant Parikh approaches mean- ing through looking at how utterances work in communicative contexts. He uses the formal tools of game theory to develop a model of utterance-meaning as an equilibrium...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 304–308.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and Equilibrium is a sustained development of a thought-provoking new approach to natural language meaning. Prashant Parikh approaches mean- ing through looking at how utterances work in communicative contexts. He uses the formal tools of game theory to develop a model of utterance-meaning as an equilibrium...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (2): 169–198.
Published: 01 April 2006
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (1): 142–147.
Published: 01 January 2002
... of relativism and social constructivism that occur to us are self-refuting or manifestly implausible. The heart of the book explores the far more sophisti- cated arguments for relativism based on the ideas of our most influential phi- losophers: Wittgenstein (language-game, private language, rule-following...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 483–538.
Published: 01 October 2012
... is related to Hall’s own prescription about such cases. For the moment, I simply assume, follow- ing Lewis, that chance and inadmissible evidence can come apart in this way, and that our game involves an example of that phenomenon. For future reference, let us also introduce a variant of the game...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (2): 291–295.
Published: 01 April 2001
... have led to a large body of work on nonmonotonic logics. Third, games are playing a growing role in logic; examples include Hintikka s game-theoretic semantics, the dialogue games of Lorenzen, and the Ehrenfeucht-Fraisse back- and-forth games that are increasingly prominent in model theory...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of a game of make-believe: roughly, a stretch of imaginative activity, involving one or more actors, subject to rules that determine what is to be imagined as part of the game. In Walton’s influential development of this idea, children as well as adults play such games on the basis of props...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 151–196.
Published: 01 April 2018
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 465–470.
Published: 01 July 2002
... of rational choice is circular: in particular, they present games in which rational choices exhibit the kind of circularity we saw with circular definitions. (A related point is made by Skyrms.) They argue that a more satisfying account of rationality can be provided by formulating the correct rules...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 443–450.
Published: 01 July 2012
... is to set the bar for coherence too high. To see this, consider an agent watching a game of chess. At a certain point in the game, he or she is told by an extremely reliable chess master that one player can definitely checkmate the other in two moves. The information that our agent has about...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 541–545.
Published: 01 October 2018
... from philosophy, game theory, and psychology, she provides a rigorous account of how social norms behave in the wild; and more importantly, she uses case studies, as well as formal models and empirical tools, to explain how we can successfully change social norms that are deeply entrenched within...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 335–338.
Published: 01 April 2021
... as being in the same boat as Richard Jeffrey's (1983: 154) quip that anyone who offers me a chance to play the St. Petersburg Game is a liar, since he represents himself as having an indefinitely large bank. Good practical advice, perhaps, but it does not get at the heart of the problem the game poses...