Von Neumann, Morgenstern, and the Creation of Game Theory: From Chess to Social Science, 1900-1960

@inproceedings{Leonard2010VonNM,
  title={Von Neumann, Morgenstern, and the Creation of Game Theory: From Chess to Social Science, 1900-1960},
  author={Robert J. Leonard},
  year={2010}
}
Introduction Part I. Struggle and Equilibrium: From Lasker to von Neumann: 1. 'The strangest states of mind': chess, psychology and Emanuel Lasker's Kampf 2. 'Deeply rooted yet alien': Hungarian Jews and mathematicians 3. From Budapest to Gottingen: an apprenticeship in modern mathematics 4. 'The futile search for the perfect formula': von Neumann's minimax theorem Part II. Oskar Morgenstern and Interwar Vienna: 5. Equilibrium on trial: the young Morgenstern and the Austrian school 6. Wrestling… 
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