Robustness, optimality, and the handicap principle [Book Review]

Biology and Philosophy 25 (5):868-879 (2010)
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This symposium discusses J.-L. Dessalles's account of the evolution of language, which was presented in Why we Talk (OUP 2007).



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Edouard Machery
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Judgement under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases.Daniel Kahneman, Paul Slovic & Amos Tversky - 1985 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 36 (3):331-340.

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