Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond


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You can see game theory at work in the interactions you engage in every day, or a less obvious one, such as an obvious "game, " like buying a car, like trying to decide where to go on a Saturday night or how you ought to dress. Your satisfaction is important to us, or gets damaged, and we at the Great Courses offer a lifetime replacement warranty to purchasers of our products from The Great Courses on Amazon - if a DVD or CD disc ever breaks, warps, we will replace it free of charge.

Modern game theory - the scientific study of interactive, rational decision making - achieved prominence in the mid-20th century and has proven instrumental in helping us understand how and why we make decisions. If you have any concerns with your product, or want to request a replacement, please contact The Great Courses through our Amazon storefront for more information.

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Argumentation: The Study of Effective Reasoning, 2nd Edition

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The Great Courses The Teaching Company #ad - It teaches how to persuade others that what you think is right. Reasoning with Comparisons 15. This course teaches how to reason. Attack and Defense II 11. Hybrid patterns of Inference 19. Validity and Fallacies II 21. Arguments among Experts 23. Introducing Argumentation and Rhetoric 2. Establishing Correlations 16.

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The Science of Self-Learning: How to Teach Yourself Anything, Learn More in Less Time, and Direct Your Own Education

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The Art of Critical Decision Making The Great Courses, Great Courses

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Understanding the Universe: Introduction to Astronomy

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Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Who has not gazed with wonder at the night sky? The great canopy of stars stretching overhead suggests that our world is part of a vastly larger cosmos. Astronomers everywhere are watching the skies with high-tech instruments, searching for clues that will extend our knowledge of the universe.

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Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Much has happened in astronomy in a few short years. But how large is it? where do we fit in? and how did it all begin? These questions have puzzled stargazers for thousands of years, and the search for answers helped spark the great advances of the Scientific Revolution in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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The Joy of Mathematics

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The Great Courses #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Throughout these lectures, award-winning professor Arthur T. And you'll find these lectures both a useful refresher and a bird's-eye view of the most important areas of mathematics. If you have any concerns with your product, or want to request a replacement, please contact The Great Courses through our Amazon storefront for more information.

Combining entertaining number tricks with the deeper properties of mathematics, Professor Benjamin introduces you to prime numbers, Fibonacci numbers, and infinite series. But also prepare to sharpen your wits in ways you never thought possible. Lifetime manufacturer warranty. Benjamin shows how the beautiful and often imposing edifice that has given us algebra, trigonometry, probability, geometry, calculus, and so much else is based on nothing more than fooling around with numbers.

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Algebra I

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The Long Shadow of the Ancient Greek World

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Concentrating on the city-states of mainland greece, professor worthington guides through some of history's most hard-fought struggles - from armed conflicts such as the Persian Wars, the Peloponnesian War, with a special focus on Athens, and the campaigns of Alexander the Great to political and social struggles including the late 6th-century civil war in Athens that pitted nobles against the lower classes and eventually produced the first stirrings of democracy.

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The Higgs Boson and Beyond

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Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft

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The Teaching Company #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Reviving the sentence-oriented approach to studying writing, Professor Landon provides a greater context for what makes sentences great - and how you can apply these methods to your own writing. You'll look at the kernels from which sentences grow - minimal base clauses - and how adding words or phrases creates larger, cumulative sentences that lead toward great writing.

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Thinking like an Economist: A Guide to Rational Decision Making

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