Prisoner's Dilemma Characters

William Poundstone
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John von Neumann

John von Neumann was a Hungarian born mathematician who, along with his partner Oskar Morgenstern, developed game theory. In addition to his development of game theory, von Neumann was said to have contributed to every major area of mathematics. He was also instrumental in the development of the modern computer and played a key role in the development of the atomic bomb and the hydrogen bomb.

John von Neumann's family was Jewish, but after he left first Hungary and then Germany for the United States, he married his first wife and converted to her religion, Catholicism. Despite his nominal conversion, he was a practicing agnostic his entire life until his deathbed conversions to Catholicism.

John von Neumann spent most of his career at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton in the company of luminaries such as Albert Einstein, Kurt Godel, and John Nash. John also...

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