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The moral wager : evolution and contract / Malcolm Murray.

By: Murray, R. Malcolm (Robert Malcolm), 1959-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Springer.Philosophical studies series: v. 108.Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, c2007Description: 1 online resource (ix, 241 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781402058547 (hd. bd.); 1402058543 (hd. bd.); 9781402058554; 1402058551; 9786610865246; 6610865248.Subject(s): Contractarianism (Ethics) | Ethics, Evolutionary | EthicsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Moral wager.Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Review: "This book illuminates and sharpens moral theory by analyzing the evolutionary dynamics of interpersonal relations in a variety of games. We discover that successful players in evolutionary games operate as if following this piece of normative advice: Don't do unto others without their consent. From this advice, some significant implications for moral theory follow."--Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-227) and index.

"This book illuminates and sharpens moral theory by analyzing the evolutionary dynamics of interpersonal relations in a variety of games. We discover that successful players in evolutionary games operate as if following this piece of normative advice: Don't do unto others without their consent. From this advice, some significant implications for moral theory follow."--Jacket.

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