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The Other Cooperation Problem: Generating Benefit

Calcott, Brett


Understanding how cooperation evolves is central to explaining some core features of our biological world. Many important evolutionary events, such as the arrival of multicellularity or the origins of eusociality, are cooperative ventures between formerly solitary individuals. Explanations of the evolution of cooperation have primarily involved showing how cooperation can be maintained in the face of free-riding individuals whose success gradually undermines cooperation. In this paper I argue...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Biology and Philosophy
DOI: 10.1007/s10539-007-9095-5


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