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Modeling rationality, morality, and evolution

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Vancouver studies in cognitive science, v. 7.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection focuses on questions that arise when morality is considered from the perspective of recent work on rational choice and evolution. Linking questions like "Is it rational to be moral?" to the evolution of cooperation in "The Prisoners Dilemma," the book brings together new work using models from game theory, evolutionary biology, and cognitive science, as well as from philosophical analysis. Among the  Read more...
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Modeling rationality, morality, and evolution.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 0585220913 9780585220918 9780195352276 0195352270 1280471670 9781280471674
OCLC Number: 44958607
Description: 1 online resource (463 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: Vancouver studies in cognitive science, v. 7.
Responsibility: edited by Peter A. Danielson.

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These essays focus on questions that arise when morality is considered from the perspective of rational choice and evolution. It links questions like "is it rational to be moral?" to the evolution of  Read more...

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Brings together leading figures in a line of great contemporary interest. * Alexander Rosenberg, Philosophy, University of Georgia *

 
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