David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Politics, Philosophy and Economics 7 (1):81-97 (2008)
This article presents the evolutionary dynamics of three games: the Nash bargaining game, the ultimatum game, and a hybrid of the two. One might expect that the probability that some behavior evolves in an environment with two games would be near the probability that the same behavior evolves in either game alone. This is not the case for the ultimatum and Nash bargaining games. Fair behavior is more likely to evolve in a combined game than in either game taken individually. This result confirms a conjecture that the complexity of our actual environment provides an explanation for the evolution of fair behavior. Key Words: evolutionary game theory Nash bargaining game ultimatum game fairness.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
R. Smead (2015). The Role of Social Interaction in the Evolution of Learning. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 66 (1):161-180.
F. Guala & F. Hindriks (2015). A Unified Social Ontology. Philosophical Quarterly 65 (259):177-201.
Patrick Forber & Rory Smead (2015). Evolution and the Classification of Social Behavior. Biology and Philosophy 30 (3):405-421.
Daniel Cownden, Kimmo Eriksson & Pontus Strimling (forthcoming). The Implications of Learning Across Perceptually and Strategically Distinct Situations. Synthese:1-18.
Similar books and articles
Bertrand Munier & Costin Zaharia (2002). High Stakes and Acceptance Behavior in Ultimatum Bargaining. Theory and Decision 53 (3):187-207.
Boudewijn de Bruin (2005). Game Theory in Philosophy. Topoi 24 (2):197-208.
Brian Skyrms (2002). Signals, Evolution and the Explanatory Power of Transient Information. Philosophy of Science 69 (3):407-428.
Peter J. B. Hancock & Lisa M. DeBruine (2003). What's a Face Worth: Noneconomic Factors in Game Playing. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (2):162-163.
Alan G. Sanfey (2009). Expectations and Social Decision-Making: Biasing Effects of Prior Knowledge on Ultimatum Responses. [REVIEW] Mind and Society 8 (1):93-107.
Benoit Hardy-Vallée & Paul Thagard (2008). How to Play the Ultimatum Game: An Engineering Approach to Metanormativity. Philosophical Psychology 21 (2):173 – 192.
B. Skyrms & K. J. S. Zollman (2010). Evolutionary Considerations in the Framing of Social Norms. Politics, Philosophy and Economics 9 (3):265-273.
David L. Dickinson (2000). Ultimatum Decision-Making: A Test of Reciprocal Kindness. Theory and Decision 48 (2):151-177.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads14 ( #239,771 of 1,789,999 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #198,360 of 1,789,999 )
How can I increase my downloads?