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Title Cooperation and its evolution / edited by Kim Sterelny ... [and others].

Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  576.8 COOP    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 577 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Life and mind: philosophical issues in biology and psychology.
Life and mind.
Notes "A Bradford book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The evolution of individualistic norms / Don Ross -- Timescales, symmetry, and uncertainty reduction in the origins of hierarchy in biological systems / Jessica C. Flack ... [et al.] -- On depending on fish for a living, and other difficulties of living sustainably / Hanna Kokko and Katja Heubel -- Life in interesting times : cooperation and collective action in the Holocene / Kim Sterelny -- The birth of hierarchy / Paul Seabright -- Territoriality and loss aversion : the evolutionary roots of property rights / Herbert Gintis -- Cooperation and biological markets : the power of partner choice / Ronald Noë and Bernhard Voekl -- False advertising in biological markets : partner choice and the problem of reliability / Ben Fraser -- MHC-mediated benefits of trade : a biomolecular approach to cooperation in the marketplace / Haim Ofek -- What we don't know about the evolution of cooperation in animals / Deborah M. gordon -- Task partitioning : is it a useful concept? / Adam G. Hart -- Cooperative breeding in birds : toward a richer conceptual framework / Andrew Cockburn -- Why the proximate-ultimate distinction is misleading, and why it matters for understanding the evolution of cooperation / Brett Calcott -- Emergence of a signaling network with probe and adjust / Brian Skyrms and Simon M. Huttegger -- Bacterial social life : information processing characteristics and cooperation coevolve / Livio Riboli Sasco, François Taddei, and Sam Brown -- Two modes of transgenerational information transmission / Nicholas Shea -- What can imitation do for cooperation? / Cecilia Heyes -- The role of learning in punishment, prosociality, and human uniqueness / Fiery Cushman -- Our pigheaded core : how we became smarter to be influenced by other people / Hugo Mercier -- Altruistic behaviors from a developmental and comparative perspective / Felix Warneken -- Culture-gene evolution, large-scale cooperation, and the shaping of human social psychology / Maciek Chudek, Wanying Zhao, and Joseph Henrich -- Suicide bombers, weddings, and prison tattoos : an evolutionary perspective on subjective commitment and objective commitment / Daniel M.T. Fessler and Katinka Quintelier -- Communicative functions of shame and guilt / June P. Tangney ... [et al.] -- Moral disgust and the tribal instincts hypothesis / Daniel R. Kelly -- Evolution, motivation, and moral beliefs / Matteo Mameli -- The many moral nativisms / Richard Joyce.
Summary This collection reports on the latest research on an increasingly pivotal issue for evolutionary biology: cooperation. The chapters are written from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and utilize research tools that range from epirical survey to conceptual modeling, reflecting the rich diversity of work in the field.
Other author Sterelny, Kim.
Subject Cooperativeness.
Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy.
Evolutionary psychology.
ISBN 9780262018531 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0262018535 (hardcover : alk. paper)