Economics and Language
By (author) Ariel Rubinstein
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Economics and Language by Ariel Rubinstein
Book DescriptionArising out of the author's lifetime fascination with the links between the formal language of mathematical models and natural language, this short book comprises five essays investigating both the economics of language and the language of economics. Ariel Rubinstein touches the structure imposed on binary relations in daily language, the evolutionary development of the meaning of words, game-theoretical considerations of pragmatics, the language of economic agents and the rhetoric of game theory. These short essays are full of challenging ideas for social scientists that should help to encourage a fundamental rethinking of many of the underlying assumptions in economic theory and game theory. As a postscript two economists, Tilman Borgers (University College London) and Bart Lipman (University of Wisconsin, Madison), and a logician, Johan van Benthem (University of Amsterdam, Institute for Logic, Language and Computation and Stanford University, Center for the Study of Language and Information) offer comments.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521789905
(216mm x 138mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ariel Rubinstein
Lecture Notes in Microeconomic Theory, Paperback (February 2012)
Presents the author's lecture notes for the first part of his well-known graduate course in microeconomics. In this edition, the author retains the striking originality and deep simplicity that characterize his famously engaging style of teaching.
Economics and Language, Hardback (September 2000)
A challenging and accessible analysis of the relationship between economics and language.
Modeling Bounded Rationality, Paperback (March 1998)
Defining models of bounded rationality as those in which elements of the process of choice are explicitly embedded, this book focuses on the challenges of bounded rationality rather than the economic implications. It discusses the modelling of procedural rationality and problems of modelling.
Course in Game Theory, Paperback (September 1994)» View all books by Ariel Rubinstein
Presents the main ideas of game theory at a level suitable for graduate students and advanced undergraduates, emphasizing the theory's foundations and interpretations of its basic concepts.
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Author Biography - Ariel Rubinstein
Ariel Rubinstein is Professor of Economics at Tel Aviv University and Princeton University. His recent publications include Modeling Bounded Rationality (1998), A Course in Game Theory (with M. Osborne, 1994) and Bargaining and Markets (with M. Osborne, 1990).
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