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Evolution of the Social Contract Paperback – 28 Jun 1996

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  • Paperback: 162 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (28 Jun. 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521555833
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521555838
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 1.5 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 995,976 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'This book takes philosophical discussion of game theory to a new level of sophistication.' Elliot Sober, University of Wisconsin

'… a brilliant and impressive work …'. Christopher Bertram, The Economic Journal

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In this pithy and highly readable book, Brian Skyrms, a recognised authority on game and decision theory, investigates traditional problems of the social contract in terms of evolutionary dynamics. The book is not technical and requires no special background knowledge.

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