The Handicap Principle Is an Artifact

The handicap principle is one of the most influential ideas in evolutionary biology. It asserts that when there is conflict of interest in a signaling interaction signals must be costly in order to be reliable. While in evolutionary biology it is a common practice to distinguish between indexes and...

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Volume: 82
Main Author: Huttegger, Simon M
Bruner, Justin P
Zollman, Kevin J. S
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: University of Chicago Press 01.12.2015
published in: Philosophy of science Vol. 82; no. 5; pp. 997 - 1009
Data of publication: 20151201
ISSN: 0031-8248
1539-767X
EISSN: 1539-767X
Discipline: Sciences (General)
Philosophy
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