This study is a groundbreaking application of game theory to the semiotics of culture and communication. It shows that culture and communication are not merely means of integrating social actors, but primarily ways of distinguishing individuals who interact both competitively and cooperatively within society. Provocatively using the Darwinian idea of sexual selection, the author demonstrates how game theory enhances the semiotic understanding of culture and communication.found himself in the fleeting state of total Suspension of judgement (conf 5, xiv, 25 ). ... probably through his readings of Cicero, made no reference to Christ, whose name Augustine understood, since his ... the Epicureans and the Stoics, but scepticism was entirely at odds with his desire to unearth the blissful knowledge ofanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Walter de Gruyter - 2007-01-01|