4 edition of Formal theories of politics found in the catalog.
Formal theories of politics
|Statement||guest editor, P.E. Johnson ; general editor, E.Y. Rodin.|
|Series||International series in modern applied mathematics and computer science ;, v. 20|
|Contributions||Johnson, P. E., Rodin, Ervin Y., 1932-|
|LC Classifications||JA73 .F63 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, p. 397-600 :|
|Number of Pages||600|
|LC Control Number||89179752|
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Art critics help viewers perceive, interpret, and judge artworks. Critics tend to focus more on modern and contemporary art from cultures close to their own.Political theory is considered as the basis and branch of political science which attempts to arrive at generalizations, inferences, or conclusions to be drawn from the data gathered by other specialists, not only in political science, but throughout the whole range of human knowledge and experience.Game theory Game theory is the formal study of decision-making where several players must make This book provided and applied to problems of war and politics.
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