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A Glass Half-Full: Brian Skyrm's Signals

Sterelny, Kim


Brian Skyrms's�Signals�has the virtues familiar from his�Evolution of the Social Contract�(1996) and�The Stag Hunt(2003). He begins with a very simple model of agents in interaction, and in a series of brief and beautifully clear chapters, this model and its successors are explored, elaborated, connected and illustrated through biological theory and the social sciences.�Signals�borrows its core model from David Lewis: it is Lewis's signalling game. In this game, two agents interact. One agent...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Economics and Philosophy
DOI: 10.1017/S0266267112000120


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