The Calculus of Selfishness:


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How does cooperation emerge among selfish individuals? When do people share resources, punish those they consider unfair, and engage in joint enterprises? These questions fascinate philosophers, biologists, and economists alike, for the "invisible hand" that should turn selfish efforts into public benefit is not always at work. The Calculus of Selfishness looks at social dilemmas where cooperative motivations are subverted and self-interest becomes self-defeating. Karl Sigmund, a pioneer in evolutionary game theory, uses ...

The Calculus of Selfishness: 2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691171081

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The Calculus of Selfishness 2010, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691142753