I’m Harry Altman. I do strange sorts of math.

Posts I’d recommend:

A summary of Savage’s foundations for probability and utility—if the arguments used to ground probability and utility seem circular to you, here’s a non-circular way of doing it.

Should correlation coefficients be expressed as angles?

I don’t think that we do, exactly. I think that most people only know the term “prisoners’ dilemma” and haven’t learned any more game theory than that; and then occasionally they go and actually attempt to map things onto the Prisoners’ Dilemma as a result. :-/