Robert Axelrod is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. A MacArthur Prize Fellow, he is a leading expert on game theory, artificial intelligence, evolutionary biology, mathematical modeling, and complexity theory. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
"A fascinating introduction to the theory of cooperation, and
written in a clear, informal style that makes it a joy to
--Times Literary Supplement
"Our ideas of cooperation will never be the same."--The Wall Street Journal
"When I read The Evolution of Cooperation in draft form, I scribbled all over my copy: 'Incredible!' 'Amazing!' 'Weird!' 'Fascinating!' 'Elegant!' 'Great!' I guess that tells you what I genuinely think of this book."
--Douglas Hofstadter, author of Goedel, Escher, Bach