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The stag hunt and the evolution of social structure

Author: Brian Skyrms
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
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"This book is a study of ideas of cooperation and collective action. The point of departure is a prototypical story found in Rousseau's Discourse on Inequality. Rousseau contrasts hunting hare, where the risk of noncooperation is small but the reward is equally small, with hunting the stag, where maximum cooperation is required but the reward is much greater. Rational agents are pulled in one direction by
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Skyrms, Brian.
Stag hunt and the evolution of social structure.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003051530
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Skyrms
ISBN: 0511187440 9780511187445 0521533929 9780521533928 0521826519 9780521826518 0511184794 9780511184796 0511185626 9780511185625 9781139165228 1139165224 9780511186516 0511186517
OCLC Number: 80244864
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 149 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Location --
Signals --
Association.
Responsibility: Brian Skyrms.
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