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Употреби на игровото и метаморфози на Homo ludens
The Uses of the Play Element and the Metamorphoses of Homo Ludens

Author(s): Vyara Popova
Subject(s): Cultural history, Aesthetics, History of ideas, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology
Published by: Институт за изследвания на обществата и знанието при БАН
Keywords: Homo ludens; Homo sacer; game theory; probability theory; decision theory; conflictology; non-cooperative game; antagonistic game.

Summary/Abstract: The article aims to build a classification of different types of games. Through this immediate goal, it strives to create an ontology of different types of games. In the second, more historical, part of the article, the author shows the relevance and different relations of the game of dice as an application in the field of archeology, probability theory, game theory, conflictology and decision theory. As a result of the discussion, the article presents a hypothesis that Homo ludens originates from Homo sacer.

  • Issue Year: XXV/2016
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 80-87
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: English, Bulgarian