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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

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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
Genre
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
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385526
Cataloging source
DLC
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Nowak, M. A.
Dewey number
519.3
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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True
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  • Game theory
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Cooperative societies
Target audience
adult
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altruism, evolution, and why we need each other to succeed
Label
Supercooperators : altruism, evolution, and why we need each other to succeed, Martin A. Nowak with Roger Highfield
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-308) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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. Gift of the gab ; Public goods ; Punish and perish ; How many friends are too many? ; Game, set, and match ; Crescendo of cooperation
Control code
808092
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Free Press hardcover edition.
Extent
xix, 330 pages
Isbn
9781439100189
Lccn
2010035517
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781439100189
Label
Supercooperators : altruism, evolution, and why we need each other to succeed, Martin A. Nowak with Roger Highfield
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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. Gift of the gab ; Public goods ; Punish and perish ; How many friends are too many? ; Game, set, and match ; Crescendo of cooperation
Control code
808092
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Free Press hardcover edition.
Extent
xix, 330 pages
Isbn
9781439100189
Lccn
2010035517
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781439100189

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