Biology and Philosophy 7 (2):177-187 (1992)
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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