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I'll refrain from getting dragged into an argument, but lion vs. prey is not the context where game theory enters - the context is in social interactions that will be repeated either directly, or through reputation, or through inheritance.

It is wholly mathematical, and will manifest itself in any system that meets the stated parameters that the game theory experiment explores.

Anyway, here's a link: Generous players: game theory explores the Golden Rule's place in biology

So it doesn't matter whether Mathematics and logic were created by an intentional agent or not - morality is a natural consequence of the mathematics of biology.

Fri, 01 Feb 2008 15:16:00 UTC | #114533