The evolution of altruism: Correlation, cost, and benefit [Book Review]

Biology and Philosophy 7 (2):177-187 (1992)
Abstract
A simple and general criterion is derived for the evolution of altruism when individuals interact in pairs. It is argued that the treatment of this problem in kin selection theory and in game theory are special cases of this general criterion.
Keywords Altruism  evolution  game theory  group selection  kin selection  prisoner's dilemma
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DOI 10.1007/BF00129882
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