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Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility

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Publisher Comments:

An extraordinary book that will dramatically change the way you experience life.

Finite games are the familiar contests of everyday life, the games we play in business and politics, in the bedroom and on the battlefied — games with winners and losers, a beginning and an end. Infinite games are more mysterious — and ultimately more rewarding. They are unscripted and unpredictable; they are the source of true freedom.

In this elegant and compelling work, James Carse explores what these games mean, and what they can mean to you. He offers stunning new insights into the nature of property and power, of culture and community, of sexuality and self-discovery, opening the door to a world of infinite delight and possibility.

"An extraordinary little book . . . a wise and intimate companion, an elegant reminder of the real."

-- Brain/Mind Bulletin

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345341846
Other:
Carse, James P.
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Author:
Carse, James P.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Games, magic and puzzles
Subject:
Logic
Subject:
Hobbies and games
Subject:
Life
Subject:
Recreations & Games
Subject:
Mathematical recreations
Subject:
Games
Subject:
PHILOSOPHY / Logic
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
v. 8
Publication Date:
19870812
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
6.90x4.24x.59 in. .21 lbs.

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