Ariel Rubinstein – Economics & Language
Arising out of the writer’s lifetime fascination with the hyperlinks between the formal language of mathematical fashions and pure language, this quick ebook contains 5 essays investigating each the economics of language and the language of economics. Ariel Rubinstein touches on the construction imposed on binary relations in every day language, the evolutionary improvement of the that means of phrases, game-theoretical issues of pragmatics, the language of financial brokers and the rhetoric of recreation idea. These quick essays are filled with difficult concepts for social scientists that ought to assist to encourage a basic rethinking of lots of the underlying assumptions in financial idea and recreation idea.
Written by one of many world’s main thinkers on recreation idea, this quick ebook affords a difficult and accessible evaluation of the connection between economics and language. His conclusions might be of curiosity to a variety of social scientists who might want to rethink a number of the basic assumptions they make about financial idea and recreation idea.
About the Author
Ariel Rubinstein is Professor of Economics at Tel Aviv University and Princeton University. His current publications embrace Modeling Bounded Rationality (1998), A Course in Game Theory (with M. Osborne, 1994) and Bargaining and Markets (with M. Osborne, 1990).