Table of contents for A beautiful math : John Nash, game theory, and the modern quest for a code of nature / Tom Siegfried.

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Contents
Introduction
	
1	Smith¿s Hand
	Searching for the Code of Nature
2	von Neumann¿s Games
	Game theory¿s origins
3	Nash¿s Equilibrium
	Game theory¿s foundation
4	Smith¿s Strategies
	Evolution, altruism, and cooperation
5	Freud¿s Dream
	Games and the brain
6	Seldon¿s Solution
	Game theory, culture, and human nature
7	Quetelet¿s Statistics and Maxwell¿s Molecules
	Statistics and society, statistics and physics
8	Bacon¿s Links
	Networks, society, and games
	
9	Asimov¿s Vision
	Psychohistory, or sociophysics?
10	Meyer¿s Penny
	Quantum fun and games
11	Pascal¿s Wager
	Games, probability, information, and ignorance
Epilogue
Appendix: Calculating a Nash Equilibrium
Further Reading
Notes

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Game theory.