Game Theory, Evolution, and Justice

Authors

  • PETER VANDERSCHRAAF

    1. PETER VANDERSCHRAAF is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University. His article on “Knowledge, Equilibrium and Convention” was recently published in Erkenntnis. The article in this issue is his first in Philosophy & Public Affairs.
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  • A review of Brian Skyrms, Evolution of the Social Contract (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996), and Ken Binmore, Game Theory and the Social Contract, Volume II: Just Playing (Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1998). Thanks to Andrew Artz, Kathy Mathiesen, Robert Sugden, and the Editors of Philosophy & Public Affairs for their many valuable comments on early versions of this essay.

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