Games, Groups, and the Global Good / Edition 1

Games, Groups, and the Global Good / Edition 1

by Simon A. Levin
     
 

This volume explores how game-theoretic approaches can be extended to consider broader questions that cross scales of organization. It develops multi-level theories that examine the interplay between individuals and the collectives they form.

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This volume explores how game-theoretic approaches can be extended to consider broader questions that cross scales of organization. It develops multi-level theories that examine the interplay between individuals and the collectives they form.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642099137
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
11/05/2010
Series:
Springer Series in Game Theory
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
Pages:
283
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

The Evolution of Cooperation at the Level of Individuals.- Evolutionary Foundations of Cooperation and Group Cohesion.- How to Evolve Cooperation.- Beyond Enlightened Self-Interest: Social Norms, Other-Regarding Preferences, and Cooperative Behavior.- Evolution, Cooperation, and Repeated Games.- Public Good Games with Incentives: The Role of Reputation.- Groups and Networks: Their Role in the Evolution of Cooperation.- Cooperation and Group Formation.- Evolution and Construction of Moral Systems.- Games, Groups, Norms, and Societies.- Evolutionary Theory and Cooperation in Everyday Life.- The Error of God: Error Management Theory, Religion, and the Evolution of Cooperation.- Moral Motivation.- Explaining Religion: Notes Toward a Research Agenda.- Cooperation and Problems of the Commons.- Building Trust to Solve Commons Dilemmas: Taking Small Steps to Test an Evolving Theory of Collective Action.- How Democracy Resolves Conflict in Difficult Games.- Two Strategic Issues in Apologizing.- Neither Self-interest Nor Self-sacrifice: The Fraternal Morality of Market Relationships.

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