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Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1944. FIRST EDITION. With corrigenda laid in. Original cloth, head an tail of spine very slightly worn, otherwise an excellent copy.

$4,500.00

Princeton: Princeton University Press,, 1944. Octavo (235 x 153 mm). Original oatmeal cloth, spine lettered in gilt on a dark red panel, pale red top edge, preserved in a custom made cloth box. List of corrigenda printed on thin paper tipped onto the front free endpaper. Small bookseller's ticket tipped onto the front free endpaper. A very good copy. First edition, first printing, of the groundbreaking text that created the interdisciplinary research field of game theory.

$3,276.50

Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1944. First Edition. Cloth, no jacket, near very good with corners slightly bumped, shelf wear and very slight fraying at spine ends, corrigenda pasted to rear endpaper, shallow chip to edge of two leaves, spine slightly rubbed. With the bookplate of mathematician Richard R. Otter, who published an article related to game theory but is better known for work on tree theory. Scarce true first edition of landmark work. .

$2,000.00

Princeton University Press / Karl Grammlich GmbH. Collectible - Like New. Small Quarto . Hardcover Cloth Facsimile Reprint, 1944. . . . Facsimile reprint of the 1944 Princeton edition, reproduced with the highest fidelity to the original. Bound in brown cloth with red title plate along spine, gilt title stamp and the year 1944 along foot of spine. Tome is "fine" in every way. Text clean. Binding excellent. The colophon indicates this as one of 300 copies. . Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

$554.46

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1947. 642 pp. Original brown cloth covers w/ gilt title on spine. Spine a bit sunned; ends bumped. Modest rubbing to corners. Light foxing to edges of text block and endpapers. Previous owner's name on front blank endpaper. Illust. w/ numerous figures. Contents nice.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$205.00

wiley,[science editions], 1954 soft cover in very good to near fine condition,date in ink, on first blank page. Soft cover. Very Good.

$45.00

Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press, 1980. Paperback First Ed thus, so stated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to extremities, with a small scuffed area at the upper front corner tip; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; the price has been neatly blocked out at the upper rear panel; some shelf soiling along the bottom edge; fomer owner's rubber stamped name in tiny letters at the upper corner of the front endpaper; binding square and secure; text clean. Structurally and sound and tightly bound, showing minor wear: remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 641pp. First Ed Thus, so stated, following the Third Hardcover Edition of 1953. University Press Paperback. John von Neumann (December 28, 1903 – February 8, 1957) was a Hungarian pure and applied mathematician and polymath. He made major contributions to a number of fields, including mathematics (foundations of mathematics, functional analysis, ergodic theory, geometry, topology, and numerical analysis), physics (quantum mechanics, hydrodynamics, and fluid dynamics), economics (game theory), computer science (Von Neumann architecture, linear programming, self-replicating machines, stochastic computing), and statistics. He was a pioneer of the application of operator theory to quantum mechanics, in the development of functional analysis, a principal member of the Manhattan Project and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (as one of the few originally appointed), and a key figure in the development of game theory and the concepts of cellular automata, the universal constructor, and the digital computer. Von Neumann's mathematical analysis of the structure of self-replication preceded the discovery of the structure of DNA. In a short list of facts about his life he submitted to the National Academy of Sciences, he stated "The part of my work I consider most essential is that on quantum mechanics, which developed in Göttingen in 1926, and subsequently in Berlin in 1927–1929. Also, my work on various forms of operator theory, Berlin 1930 and Princeton 1935–1939; on the ergodic theorem, Princeton, 1931–1932." Along with Edward Teller and Stanislaw Ulam, von Neumann worked out key steps in the nuclear physics involved in thermonuclear reactions and the hydrogen bomb. Oskar Morgenstern (January 24, 1902 – July 26, 1977) was a German-born economist. He was a prominent member of the Austrian School of Economics before the Second World War and later, in collaboration with mathematician John von Neumann, he founded the mathematical field of game theory and its application to economics. In 1947, John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern exhibited four relatively modest axioms of "rationality" such that any agent satisfying the axioms has a utility function. That is, they proved that an agent is (VNM-)rational if and only if there exists a real-valued function u defined by possible outcomes such that every preference of the agent is characterized by maximizing the expected value of u, which can then be defined as the agent's VNM-utility (it is unique up to adding a constant and multiplying by a positive scalar). No claim is made that the agent has a "conscious desire" to maximize u, only that u exists. The expected utility hypothesis is that rationality can be modeled as maximizing an expected value, which given the theorem, can be summarized as "rationality is VNM-rationality". VNM-utility is a decision utility in that it is used to describe decision preferences. It is related but not equivalent to so-called E-utilities (experience utilities), notions of utility intended to measure happiness such as that of Bentham's Greatest Happiness Principle.

$44.27

NY: SCIENCE EDITIONS, 1964. owner's name to ffep, . 2ND. PAPERBACK. VG.

$37.50

Princeton University Press, USA, 1964. Third Edition. Softcover. Good Condition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding ok, hinges a little tender. **Contact us BEFORE placing your order. You could save up to 12% of the Book cost. Click Ask Bookseller a Question*.

$37.04