The notion of spontaneous order can, I shall argue, best be understood by using the theory of games. In this chapter I shall explain how I intend to use this theory, illustrating my argument with a very simple game which provides a useful model of how social conventions might evolve.


Nash Equilibrium Stable Equilibrium Expected Utility Pure Strategy Good Reply 
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© Robert Sugden 2005

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  • Robert Sugden
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  1. 1.University of East AngliaUK

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