The Puzzle of Altruism Reconsidered: Biological Theories of Altruism and One-Shot Altruism
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Keywordsaltruism; altruistic behavior; theories of altruism; handicap principle; reciprocity; reciprocal altruism; group selection; kin selection; one-shot altruism;
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