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the evolution of cooperation by robert m. axelrod

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  • The Evolution of Cooperation

    Revised Edition

    A famed political scientist's classic argument for a more cooperative worldWe assume that, in a world ruled by natural selection, selfishness pays. So why cooperate? In The Evolution of Cooperation, political scientist Robert Axelrod seeks to answer this question. In 1980, he organized the famed Computer Prisoners Dilemma Tournament, which sought to find the optimal strategy for survival in a ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • You Don't Have to Do It Alone

    How to Involve Others to Get Things Done

    We all need to involve others to accomplish tasks and achieve our goals, but all too often involving others seems like more trouble than it's worth. You Don't Have to Do It Alone**Alone is the Swiss Army Knife of involvement—a set of tools that can be used in any setting to get you the help you need. The authors lay out a simple, straightforward plan for involving others to get things done, ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

    **A Science News Favorite Book of 2019An earth scientist reveals the dynamic biography of the most resonant—and most necessary—chemical element on Earth.**Carbon. It’s in the fibers in your hair, the timbers in your walls, the food that you eat, and the air that you breathe. It’s worth billions of dollars as a luxury and half a trillion as a necessity, but there are still mysteries about the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Blitzkrieg to Desert Storm

    The Evolution of Operational Warfare

    **Paul Birdsall PrizeSociety for Military History book Award**When Germany launched its blitzkrieg invasion of France in 1940, it forever changed the way the world waged war. Although the Wehrmacht ultimately succumbed to superior Allied firepower in a two-front war, its stunning operational achievement left a lasting impression on military commanders throughout the world, even if their own ... Read more

    $32.39 USD

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    Symphony in C

    Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

    Narrated by Paul Brion ...


    9 hours 42 min

    An enchanting biography of the most resonant-and most necessary-chemical element on Earth. Carbon. It's in the fibers in your hair, the timbers in your walls, the food that you eat, and the air that you breathe. It's worth billions as a luxury and half a trillion as a necessity, but there are still mysteries yet to be solved about the element that can be both diamond and coal. Where does it come ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Notions of the Feminine: Literary Essays from Dostoyevsky to Lacan

    by M. Axelrod ...
    Approaching the question of how male novelists perceive their female characters, this collection of creative yet analytic literary essays unwinds the complexities of male authorship versus narration. Mark Axelrod looks at a wide range of male authors including Fydor Dostoevsky, D.H. Lawrence, Carlos Fuentes, and the theories of Jacques Lacan. ... Read more

    $62.99 USD

  • No Symbols Where None Intended: Literary Essays from Laclos to Beckett

    by M. Axelrod ...
    An homage to Nabokov's Lectures on Literature, this collection of essays sheds new light on canonical authors such as Ibsen, Beckett, and Strindberg. Using style and structure as the connective thread, Mark Axelrod joins a wide and deep conversation on writers on writing. ... Read more

    $80.09 USD

  • The Complexity of Cooperation

    Agent-Based Models of Competition and Collaboration

    series Princeton Studies in Complexity #3
    Robert Axelrod is widely known for his groundbreaking work in game theory and complexity theory. He is a leader in applying computer modeling to social science problems. His book The Evolution of Cooperation has been hailed as a seminal contribution and has been translated into eight languages since its initial publication. The Complexity of Cooperation is a sequel to that landmark book. It ... Read more

    $33.19 USD

  • The Fractal Self

    Science, Philosophy, and the Evolution of Human Cooperation

    Our universe, science reveals, began in utter simplicity, then evolved into burgeoning complexity. Starting with subatomic particles, dissimilar entities formed associations—binding, bonding, growing, branching, catalyzing, cooperating—as “self” joined “other” following universal laws with names such as gravity, chemical attraction, and natural selection. Ultimately life arose in a world of ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Forest Politics

    The Evolution of International Cooperation

    'An important and timely book' from the Foreword by Stanley Johnson 'A complete and absorbing history of a decade of intense international politics offers many insights for future negotiators of sustainable solutions' Stephen Bass, International Institute for Environment and Development 'Skillfully navigates the jungle of forest politics, leaving us in no doubt that the verbal commitment to save ... Read more

    $53.99 USD

  • Coordination, Cooperation, and Control

    The Evolution of Economic and Political Power

    There are two ways people coordinate their actions: through cooperation, exercised by economic power, and through control, exercised by political power. When economic and political power are held by the same people, the result is stagnation; when those who hold economic power are not the same people who hold political power, the result is progress. This book presents the ways in which economic ... Read more

    $98.09 USD $76.49 USD