Modeling Rationality, Morality, and Evolution

Oxford University Press (1998)
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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 contributors are leading figures in these fields, including David Gauthier, Paul M. Churchland, Brian Skyrms, Ronald de Sousa, and Elliot Sober.
Keywords Ethics  Rational choice theory  Ethics, Evolutionary  Prisoner's dilemma game
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Call number BJ1031.M63 1998
ISBN(s) 0195125509   0195125495   9780195125498   9780195125504
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