Just before John Nash made his breakthrough discovery of the Nash equilibrium, he wrote his first paper on another problem later to be known as Nash’s bargaining game. Nash’s bargaining game is a study of cooperative bargaining and the demonstration of a unique solution to a two…
Hi there. Although a lot of my writing about physics has been about Einstein and his work, the history of quantum mechanics comes up quite often as wel…
Eminent mathematician David Hilbert (1862-1943) is not known for his interest or works in economics. In fact, Hilbert never did any work in economics. …
Eight years ago, in 2013, I wrote an undergraduate thesis entitled ‘Prime Numbers and the Riemann Zeta Function’. About three years later, I published …
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Episode 6: The Einstein-Szilárd LetterListen now (21 min) | This episode of The Privatdozent Podcast is based on the June 7th 2021 newsletter 'The Einstein-Szilárd Letter'. Read by Steve Ki…
In the history of mathematics and economics, Karl Menger (1902-85) is a fairly anonymous figure. This, perhaps, for a few reasons. Although he was a pr…
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