Normal Form Games

  • Boudewijn de Bruin
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 346)


Epistemic characterisation theorems uncover the epistemic assumptions that underlie game-theoretic solution concepts. Their antecedents contain statements involving players’ beliefs, preferences and rationality principles; their consequents describe actions. This, at least, is the ideal that the belief–desire outlook on human agency inspires, and this ideal is shared by most of the results from the Epistemic Programme.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of PhilosophyUniversity of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands

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