Modeling Rationality, Morality, and Evolution

Oxford University Press (1998)
Abstract
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
Categories (categorize this paper)
Reprint years 1999, 2000
Buy the book $18.95 used (79% off)   $24.50 new (73% off)   $69.74 direct from Amazon (22% off)    Amazon page
Call number BJ1031.M63 1998
ISBN(s) 0195125509   0195125495   9780195125498   9780195125504
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history
Request removal from index
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 26,167
External links

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
Chapters BETA
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
On the Rationalist Solution to Gregory Kavka's Toxin Puzzle.Ken Levy - 2009 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 90 (2):267-289.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2009-01-28

Total downloads

38 ( #132,343 of 2,153,328 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

2 ( #281,037 of 2,153,328 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.

Other forums