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Poker and philosophy: : pocket rockets and philosopher kings, (ebook)

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Poker and philosophy: : pocket rockets and philosopher kings
Title
Poker and philosophy:
Title remainder
pocket rockets and philosopher kings
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Does God play cards with the universe? Do women have better poker faces than men? What's the most existential poker movie ever made? Is life more meaningful when you go all-in? Is online poker really still poker? Poker and Philosophy ponders these questions and more, pitting young lions against old masters as the brashness of Phil Hellmuth meets the arrogance of Socrates, the recklessness of Doyle Brunson challenges the desperation of Dostoyevsky, and the coolness of Chris Moneymaker takes on the American tradition of capitalist ingenuity. This witty collection of essays demonstrates what serious card sharks have long known: winning big takes more than a good hand and a straight face. Stacking the metaphorical deck with a serious grounding in philosophy is the key to raking it in, because as Machiavelli proved long ago, it's a lot better to be feared than loved, and lying is not the same as cheating
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Midwest
Dewey number
100
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bronson, Eric
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Popular culture and philosophy
Series volume
v. 20
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  • Chance
  • Philosophy
  • Poker
Target audience
adult
Label
Poker and philosophy: : pocket rockets and philosopher kings, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780812698107
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11801018
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11801018
System control number
MWT11801018
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Poker and philosophy: : pocket rockets and philosopher kings, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780812698107
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11801018
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11801018
System control number
MWT11801018
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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