The Strategy of Conflict, Thomas Schelling

WIP notes from reading The Strategy of Conflict by Thomas C. Schelling. Why this book? I wanted to see some real-world use of game theory in the writing of a classic. Thomas Crombie Schelling (April 14, 1921 – December 13, 2016) was an American economist and professor of foreign policy, national security, nuclear strategy, and arms control at the School of Public Policy at University of Maryland, College Park. Theory development “We live in an age of exponential growth in knowledge, and it is increasingly futile to teach only polished theorems and proofs.

December 9, 2023 442 words