I am teaching a class on contemporary religious thinkers, and for this purpose I re-read the book by James Carse, Finite and Infinite Games.(1987.)  It is an interesting combination of ideas – a loose concept of “game” is subjected to a dialectic of the finite and the infinite, and the outcome is a secular theology that […]

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This is the title of a talk by James Carse.  He wrote a wonderful little book, Finite and Infinite Games, in 1986. The following talk applies the dialectic of finite and infinite games to the question of warfare and religion.   Related posts: Finite and Infinite Games Gödel: The modern development of the foundations of mathematics […]

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