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  • A Cooperative Species by Samuel Bowles
    A Cooperative Species (English, Paperback) Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis

    Why do humans, uniquely among animals, cooperate in large numbers to advance projects for the common good? Contrary to the conventional wisdom in biology and economics, this generous and civic-minded behavior is widespread and cannot be explained simply by far-sighted self-interest or a desire to help close genealogical kin....

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  • Game Theory Evolving by Herbert Gintis
    Game Theory Evolving (English, Paperback) Herbert Gintis

    Focusing on evolutionary game theory, this textbook shows students how to apply game theory to model human behavior in ways that reflect the special nature of sociality and individuality. It also includes solutions to the problems presented and information related to agent-based modeling.

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  • The Bounds of Reason by Herbert Gintis
    The Bounds of Reason (English, Paperback) Herbert Gintis

    Game theory is central to understanding human behavior and relevant to all of the behavioral sciences - from biology and economics, to anthropology and political science. This title demonstrates, game theory alone cannot fully explain human behavior and should instead complement other key concepts championed by the behavioral disciplines.

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  • Moral Sentiments and Material Interests by Herbert Gintis
    Moral Sentiments and Material Interests (English, Paperback) Herbert Gintis

    Multidisciplinary research into cooperation and the implications for public policy, drawing on insights from economics, anthropology, biology, social psychology, and sociology.

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  • Game Theory in Action by Stephen Schecter
    Game Theory in Action (English, Paperback) Stephen Schecter, Herbert Gintis

    Game Theory in Action is a textbook about using game theory across a range of real-life scenarios. From traffic accidents to the sex lives of lizards, Stephen Schecter and Herbert Gintis show students how game theory can be applied in diverse areas including animal behavior, political science, and economics....

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  • Foundations of Human Sociality by Joseph Henrich
    Foundations of Human Sociality (English, Paperback) Joseph Henrich

    Combining ethnographic and experimental approaches, this book reports the results of a large cross-cultural study aimed at determining the sources of social (non-selfish) preferences that underlie the diversity of human sociality. This book includes a succinct but substantive introduction to the use of game theory as an analytical tool.

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  • The Bounds of Reason by Herbert Gintis
    The Bounds of Reason (English, Hardback) Herbert Gintis

    Game theory is central to understanding human behavior and relevant to all of the behavioral sciences - from biology and economics, to anthropology and political science. This title demonstrates that game theory alone cannot fully explain human behavior and should instead complement other key concepts championed by the behavioral disciplines.

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  • Unequal Chances by Samuel Bowles
    Unequal Chances (English, Paperback) Samuel Bowles

    Is the United States "the land of equal opportunity" or is the playing field tilted in favor of those whose parents are wealthy, well educated, and white? If family background is important in getting ahead, why? This title provides answers to these questions by leading economists, sociologists, biologists, behavioral geneticists, and philosophers.

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  • Individuality and Entanglement by Herbert Gintis
    Individuality and Entanglement (English, Hardback) Herbert Gintis

    In this book, acclaimed economist Herbert Gintis ranges widely across many fields?including economics, psychology, anthropology, sociology, moral philosophy, and biology?to provide a rigorous transdisciplinary explanation of some fundamental characteristics of human societies and social behavior. Because such behavior can be understood only through transdisciplinary research, Gintis argues,...

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  • Schooling In Capitalist America by Herbert Gintis
    Schooling In Capitalist America (English, Paperback) Herbert Gintis, Samuel Bowles

    A classic work of radical educational theory and a progressive economic vision of equity and equality in America's schools.

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  • Complexity and Institutions: Markets, Norms and Corporations by Masahiko Aoki
    Complexity and Institutions: Markets, Norms and Corporations (English, Paperback) Masahiko Aoki

    Drawing on behavioural, experimental and neoclassical economics, this volume brings together eminent academics and practitioners to provide working macroeconomic models and explore the social norms governing a post-crisis financial world.

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  • A Cooperative Species by Samuel Bowles
    A Cooperative Species (English, Hardback) Samuel Bowles, Herbert Gintis

    Why do humans, uniquely among animals, cooperate in large numbers to advance projects for the common good? This book shows that the central issue is not why selfish people act generously, but instead how genetic and cultural evolution has produced a species in which substantial numbers make sacrifices to uphold ethical norms.

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