Inclusive Fitness Maximization: An Axiomatic Approach

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Okasha, Samir; Weymark, John A.; Bossert, Walter;
  • Journal: volume 350,pages24-31issn: 0022-5193
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  • Subject: Hamilton’s rule, inclusive fitness, kin selection, rational choice. | /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D016428 | /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D013485 | Hamilton’s Rule, inclusive fitness, kin selection, rational choice | Journal Article | Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

Kin selection theorists argue that evolution in social contexts will lead organisms to behave as if maximizing their inclusive, as opposed to personal, fitness. The inclusive fitness concept allows biologists to treat organisms as akin to rational agents seeking to maxi... View more
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