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The Resource SuperCooperators : altruism, evolution, and why we need each other to succeed, Martin A. Nowak with Roger Highfield

SuperCooperators : altruism, evolution, and why we need each other to succeed, Martin A. Nowak with Roger Highfield

Label
SuperCooperators : altruism, evolution, and why we need each other to succeed
Title
SuperCooperators
Title remainder
altruism, evolution, and why we need each other to succeed
Statement of responsibility
Martin A. Nowak with Roger Highfield
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the importance of cooperation in human beings and in nature, arguing that this social tool is as important an aspect of evolution as mutation and natural selection
Cataloging source
DLC
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Nowak, M. A.
Index
index present
LC call number
QA269
LC item number
.N687 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Highfield, Roger
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  • Game theory
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Cooperative societies
  • Altruismus
  • Evolution
  • Kooperation
  • Mathematisches Modell
Label
SuperCooperators : altruism, evolution, and why we need each other to succeed, Martin A. Nowak with Roger Highfield
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-308) and index
Contents
The struggle -- The prisoner's dilemma -- Five ways to solve the dilemma. Direct reciprocity : tit for tat ; Indirect reciprocity : power of reputation ; Spatial games : chessboard of life ; Group selection : tribal wars ; Kin selection : nepotism -- Feats of cooperation. Prelife ; Society of cells ; The lord of the ants -- From cooperators to supercooperators. The gift of the gab ; Public goods ; Punish and perish ; How many friends are too many? ; Game, set, and match ; Crescendo of cooperation
Control code
464593299
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed
Extent
xix, 330 p.
Isbn
9781439100189
Lccn
2010035517
System control number
(OCoLC)464593299
Label
SuperCooperators : altruism, evolution, and why we need each other to succeed, Martin A. Nowak with Roger Highfield
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-308) and index
Contents
The struggle -- The prisoner's dilemma -- Five ways to solve the dilemma. Direct reciprocity : tit for tat ; Indirect reciprocity : power of reputation ; Spatial games : chessboard of life ; Group selection : tribal wars ; Kin selection : nepotism -- Feats of cooperation. Prelife ; Society of cells ; The lord of the ants -- From cooperators to supercooperators. The gift of the gab ; Public goods ; Punish and perish ; How many friends are too many? ; Game, set, and match ; Crescendo of cooperation
Control code
464593299
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed
Extent
xix, 330 p.
Isbn
9781439100189
Lccn
2010035517
System control number
(OCoLC)464593299

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