## Paradoxes of rationality and cooperation: prisoner's dilemma and Newcomb's problem |

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### Contents

Prisoners Paradox and Rationality | 45 |

Second Thoughts on Selfinterest and Morality | 59 |

The Rationality of Cooperation | 75 |

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