By now you know about the Prisoner's Dilemma. It involves prison sentences and terrible crimes — it's not the most child-friendly philosophical exercise, depending on how well the child understands the concept of "probation". But in "The Game Theorist's Guide to Parenting", a philosophy professor and a journalist (and father of five) presented exactly how the judicious application of game theory can make parenthood run smoother.
Teaching Cooperation, One Game at a Time
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Written by Reuben Westmaas October 19, 2017
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