Economics and Language
by Ariel Rubinstein
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2000
Number of pages: 136
This short book comprises five essays investigating both the economics of language and the language of economics. Ariel Rubinstein touches on the structure imposed on binary relations in daily language, the evolutionary development of the meaning of words, game-theoretical considerations of pragmatics, the language of economic agents and the rhetoric of game theory.
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