## Theory of Games and Economic Behavior (Commemorative Edition)This is the classic work upon which modern-day game theory is based. What began more than sixty years ago as a modest proposal that a mathematician and an economist write a short paper together blossomed, in 1944, when Princeton University Press published |

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### Contents

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PREFACE | xxvii |

TECHNICAL NOTE | xxxi |

ACKNOWLEDGMENT | xxxii |

FORMULATION OF THE ECONOMIC PROBLEM | 1 |

GENERAL FORMAL DESCRIPTION OF GAMES OF STRATEGY | 46 |

ZEROSUM TWOPERSON GAMES THEORY | 85 |

ZEROSUM TWOPERSON GAMES EXAMPLES | 169 |

ZEROSUM FOURPERSON GAMES | 291 |

SOME REMARKS CONCERNING n 8807 5 PARTICIPANTS | 330 |

COMPOSITION AND DECOMPOSITION OF GAMES | 339 |

SIMPLE GAMES | 420 |

GENERAL NONZEROSUM GAMES | 504 |

EXTENSION OF THE CONCEPTS OF DOMINATION AND SOLUTION | 587 |

THE AXIOMATIC TREATMENT OF UTILITY | 617 |

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