AbstractThis book lays out foundations for a "science of morals." Binmore uses game theory as a systematic tool forassical investigating ethical matters. He reinterprets classical social contract ideas within a game-theory framework and generates new insights into the fundamental questions ofin social philosophy. In contrast to the previous writing in moral philosophy that relied on vague notion such as "with societal well-being" and "moral duty," Binmore begins with individuals; rational decision-makers with the ability to emphasize with one another. Any social arrangement thate prescribes them to act against their interests will become unstable and eventually will be replaced by another, until one is found that includes worthwhile actions for all individuals involved. Available in OSO: http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/oso/public/content/economicsfinance/0195178114/toc.html
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Bibliographic InfoThis book is provided by Oxford University Press in its series OUP Catalogue with number 9780195178111 and published in 2005.
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