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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 10 related to The Altruism Equation: Seven Scientists Search for the Origins of Goodness.    

Model Systems in Behavioral Ecology: Integrating Conceptual, Theoretical ...

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2001 - 551 pages
A key way that behavioral ecologists develop general theories of animal behavior is by studying one species or a closely related group of species--''model systems''--over a ...
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Game Theory and Animal Behavior

Lee Alan Dugatkin, Hudson Kern Reeve - Science - 1998 - 336 pages
Game theory has revolutionized the study of animal behavior. The fundamental principle of evolutionary game theory--that the strategy adopted by one individual depends on the ...
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The Imitation Factor: Evolution Beyond the Gene

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2000 - 243 pages
A biologist and science journalist focuses on imitation as a key evolutionary strategy, revealing "animal education" as a universal phenomena.
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Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose: Natural History in Early America

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2009 - 184 pages
In the years after the Revolutionary War, the fledgling republic of America was viewed by many Europeans as a degenerate backwater, populated by subspecies weak and feeble ...
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Principles of Animal Behavior

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2009 - 642 pages
Principles of Animal Behavior, Second Edition, builds on the first edition's reputation as a contemporary and forward-looking text with several distinct features:balanced ...
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The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness

Oren Harman - Science - 2010 - 352 pages
“Enthralling.”—Frans de Waal, The New York Times Book Review Survival of the fittest or survival of the nicest? Since the dawn of time man has contemplated the mystery of ...
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Cheating Monkeys and Citizen Bees: The Nature of Cooperation in Animals and ...

Lee Dugatkin - Social Science - 1999 - 224 pages
Cooperation is the fabric that keeps society together. Civilization could not have been achieved -- and will not be sustained -- without it. But what is it? How and why does it ...
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Nature's Oracle: The Life and Work of W.D.Hamilton

Ullica Segerstrale - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 464 pages
W.D.Hamilton (1936-2000) was responsible for a revolution in thinking about evolutionary biology - a revolution that changed our understanding of life itself. He played a ...
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Evolutionary Restraints: The Contentious History of Group Selection

Mark E. Borrello - Science - 2010 - 228 pages
Much of the evolutionary debate since Darwin has focused on the level at which natural selection occurs. Most biologists acknowledge multiple levels of selection—from the gene ...
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