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The Origins of Fair Play: Keynes Lecture in Economics

Ken Binmore

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture gives a brief overview of an evolutionary theory of fairness. Most of the ideas discussed in the lecture can be found in the book Natural Justice. The lecture begins by determining how ... More


From the Peaceful to the Warlike: Ethnographic and Archaeological Insights into Hunter-Gatherer Warfare and Homicide

Robert L. Kelly

in War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199858996
eISBN:
9780199332687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858996.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Many foraging societies experience violence that is sometimes lethal. This should surprise no one since lethal violence in small, egalitarian communities can arise from the denial of anger that comes ... More


Introduction

Jana Fortier

in Kings of the Forest: The Cultural Resilience of Himalayan Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833220
eISBN:
9780824870089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833220.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter sets out the book's focus, namely the Rautes, one of the foraging societies that has managed to survive in the monsoon rainforests of western Nepal. Calling themselves ... More


Peaceful Foragers: The Significance of the Batek and Moriori for the Question of Innate Human Violence

Kirk Endicott

in War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199858996
eISBN:
9780199332687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858996.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter examines two hunting and gathering societies—the Batek of Malaysia and the Moriori of the Chatham Islands—which actively suppress all violence inside and between groups. It attempts to ... More


South Indian Foragers’ Conflict Management in Comparative Perspective

Peter M. Gardner

in War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199858996
eISBN:
9780199332687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858996.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Eighteen different foraging peoples were among the so-called “hill tribes” that once inhabited the scattered, forested ranges in India's four southernmost states. Although a few are near neighbors to ... More


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