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Brian Skyrms (born 1938) is a Distinguished Professor of Logic and Philosophy of Science and Economics at the University of California, Irvine and a Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University. He has worked on problems in the philosophy of science, causation, decision theory, game theory, and the foundations of probability. Most recently, his work has focused on the evolution of social norms using evolutionary game theory. His two recent books Evolution of the Social Contract and The Stag Hunt are both on this topic. These books use arguments and examples from evolutionary game theory to cover topics of interest to political philosophy, philosophy of the social science, philosophy of language, and the philosophy of biology.

Skyrms is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and the United States National Academy of Sciences.

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Total Books: 15
Social Dynamics
2014 - Social Dynamics (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780199652839
ISBN-10: 019965283X
Genres: Science & Math, Politics & Social Sciences
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From Zeno to Arbitrage Essays on Quantity Coherence and Induction
Signals Evolution Learning and Information
Signals Evolution Learning and Information
2010 - Signals Evolution Learning and Information (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780199582945
ISBN-10: 0199582947
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The Stag Hunt and the Evolution of Social Structure
2003 - The Stag Hunt and the Evolution of Social Structure (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780521533928
ISBN-10: 0521533929
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math
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The Stag Hunt and the Evolution of Social Structure
2003 - The Stag Hunt and the Evolution of Social Structure (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780521826518
ISBN-10: 0521826519
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math
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Choice and Chance An Introduction to Inductive Logic
1999 - Choice and Chance an Introduction to Inductive Logic (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780534557379
ISBN-10: 0534557376
Genre: Nonfiction
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Evolution of the Social Contract
1996 - Evolution of the Social Contract (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780521554718
ISBN-10: 0521554713
Genres: Nonfiction, Substores
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Evolution of the Social Contract
1996 - Evolution of the Social Contract (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780521555838
ISBN-10: 0521555833
Genre: Nonfiction
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Logic Methodology and Philosophy of Science IX
1995 - Logic Methodology and Philosophy of Science IX (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780444893413
ISBN-10: 0444893415
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The Dynamics of Rational Deliberation
1990 - The Dynamics of Rational Deliberation (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780674218857
ISBN-10: 067421885X
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
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Pragmatics and Empiricism
1984 - Pragmatics and Empiricism (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780300031744
ISBN-10: 0300031742
Genre: Nonfiction
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Causal Necessity Pragmatic Investigation of the Necessity of Laws
1980 - Causal Necessity Pragmatic Investigation of the Necessity of Laws (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780300023398
ISBN-10: 0300023391
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