Already an international literary event, Finite and Infinite Games … Finite games are the familiar contests of everyday life; they are played in order to be won, which is when they end. Carse has written a book rich in insight and aphorism. Finite games, like football or chess, have known players, fixed rules and a clear endpoint. The winners and losers are easily identified.
Finite games, he shows, may offer wealth and status, power and glory, but infinite games offer something far more subtle and far grander. Infinite games, games with no finish line, like business or politics, or life itself, have players who come and go. Infinite games, games with no finish line, like business or politics, or life itself, have players who come and go. Finite games, like football or chess, have known players, fixed rules, and a clear endpoint. A finite game is played for the purpose of winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing the play.”. Finite games, like football or chess, have known players, fixed rules, and a clear endpoint. Infinite games, games with no finish line, like business or politics, or life itself, have players who come and go. The rules of an infinite game are changeable while infinite games …

The rules of an infinite game are changeable, while infinite games … “One could be called finite; the other infinite. The rules of an infinite game are changeable, while infinite games … The winners and losers are easily identified. A finite game is played for the purpose of winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing the play.” Finite games are the familiar contests of everyday life; they are played in order to be won, which is when they end. But infinite games … The winners and losers are easily identified. But infinite games …