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Axelrod, R. (1984). The Evolution of Cooperation. New York: Basic Books.

Su, Q., & Plotkin, J. B. (2022). Evolution of cooperation with asymmetric social interactions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(1), e2113468118.

Buss, L. (1987). The Evolution of Individuality. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

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Bourrat, P. (2019). “Evolutionary transitions in heritability and individuality.” Theory in Biosciences 138:305–323.

West, S.A., Fisher, R.M., Gardner, A. and Toby Kiers, E. (2015). “Major evolutionary transitions in individuality.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, United States of America 112:10112–10119.

Maynard Smith. J. and Szathmary, E. (1995). The Major Transitions in Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Sterelny, K. and Calcott, B. (2011). The Major Transitions in Evolution Revisited. Cambridge (MA): The MIT Press.

O’Connor, C. (2019). The Origins of Unfairness: Social Categories and Cultural Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

W. Schulz, A. (2022). Tools of the trade: the bio-cultural evolution of the human propensity to trade. Biology & Philosophy, 37(2), 8.

Schulz, A. W. (2022). What’s the Point? A Presentist Social Functionalist Account of Institutional Purpose. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 52(1–2), 53–80.