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stag hunt and the evolution of social structure

Brian Skyrms

stag hunt and the evolution of social structure

by Brian Skyrms

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social structure,
  • Social action,
  • Collective behavior,
  • Social evolution,
  • Social networks,
  • Cooperation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-145) and index

    StatementBrian Skyrms
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM706 .S54 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 149 p. :
    Number of Pages149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17108691M
    ISBN 100521826519, 0521533929
    LC Control Number2003051530

      I just finished reading The Stag Hunt and the Evolution of Social Structure. It's a brilliant little book, full of interesting simulation results that emerge when populations of agents play simple games with each other, such as bargaining, the prisoner's dilemma, a division-of-labor game, and the stag hunt. The Stag Hunt and the Evolution of Social Structure, by Brian Skyrms. Cambridge University Press, , pages. In this short but substantial book, Brian Skyrms draws together a number of results from several previously published papers on .

    Formally, a stag hunt is a game with two pure strategy Nash equilibria—one that is risk dominant and another that is payoff dominant. The payoff matrix in Figure 1 illustrates a generic stag hunt, where > ≥ >. Often, games with a similar structure but without a risk dominant Nash equilibrium are called assurance games. Brian Skyrms, author of the successful Evolution of the Social Contract (which won the prestigious Lakatos Award) has written a sequel. The book is a study of ideas of cooperation and collective action. The point of departure is a prototypical story found in Rousseau's A Discourse on Inequality. Rousseau contrasts the pay-off of hunting hare where the risk of non .

    "The Stag Hunt and the Evolution of Social Structure, Brian Skyrms. Cambridge University Press, , pages," Economics and Philosophy, Cambridge University Press, vol. 22(3), pages , November.   The Stag Hunt and the Evolution of Social Structure Cambridge University Press, , pages I would recommend this book very highly to all those with an interest in understanding social behaviour in organizations, markets and societies.


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