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Evolution and rationality

K. G. Binmore

Evolution and rationality

decisions, co-operation and strategic behaviour

by K. G. Binmore

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rational choice theory,
  • Behavior evolution,
  • Decision making,
  • SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] Ken Binmore and Samir Okasha
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM495 .E96 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25339884M
    ISBN 109781107004993
    LC Control Number2012019850

    'Evolution and Rationality is a stimulating collection of work that should be of interest to philosophers, biologists, psychologists and economists alike the book is an excellent and much needed contribution to an area that demands interdisciplinary attention.' Rory Smead, Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. Get this from a library! Evolution and rationality: decisions, co-operation and strategic behaviour. [Samir Okasha; K G Binmore;] -- "This volume explores from multiple perspectives the subtle and interesting relationship between the theory of rational choice and Darwinian evolution. In rational choice theory, agents are assumed.

    Even when epistemic rationality seems to offer a narrow view of rationality (for the reasons specified by the author himself in the quote above), epistemic rationality is the standard of rationality that drives much of the discussions about the evolution of knowledge in chapter two. The book is very good but still there are some things which I would change. There were some passages where the book was written too simply and sometimes you had to go once or twice over it. Also one or two chapters seem to be kind of weird since they start with paragraph saying that Darwin is wrong in this chapter because now we know that it is.

    The contributors to Cognition, Evolution and Rationality use an evolutionary standpoint to approach the nature of the human mind, including both cognitive and behavioural functions. Cognitive science is by its nature an interdisciplinary subject and the essays in this collection investigate the workings of the mind through a variety of. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Evolution of Rationality: Interdisciplinary Essays in Honor of J. Wentzel Van Huyssteen by J. Wentzel Van Huyssteen and F. LeRon Shults (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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Rationality and evolution are apparently quite different, applying, respectively, to the acts of complex, well-informed individuals and to populations of what may be mindlessly simple entities.

So it is remarkable that evolutionary game theory shows the theory of rational agents and that of populations of replicating strategies to be isomorphic.

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Randomness. by Dr. Gerald Schroeder. All he's said here is, by random chance alone, evolution fails utterly. And his book is based on the premise that God most likely did use evolution as the means to create life. Because science is flawed by our own misunderstanding, and God knew all when He wrote the bible, we.