Samuel Bowles

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Publications

  1. pmc Coevolution of farming and private property during the early Holocene
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:8830-5. 2013
  2. doi Warriors, levelers, and the role of conflict in human social evolution
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Science 336:876-9. 2012
  3. ncbi The punishment that sustains cooperation is often coordinated and costly
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 35:20-1. 2012
  4. doi Did warfare among ancestral hunter-gatherers affect the evolution of human social behaviors?
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Science 324:1293-8. 2009
  5. ncbi Policies designed for self-interested citizens may undermine "the moral sentiments": evidence from economic experiments
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Science 320:1605-9. 2008
  6. ncbi Group competition, reproductive leveling, and the evolution of human altruism
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA, and Universitá di Siena, 17 Piazza San Francesco, Siena, Italy
    Science 314:1569-72. 2006
  7. ncbi The evolution of strong reciprocity: cooperation in heterogeneous populations
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Theor Popul Biol 65:17-28. 2004
  8. ncbi The co-evolution of individual behaviors and social institutions
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    J Theor Biol 223:135-47. 2003
  9. pmc Cultivation of cereals by the first farmers was not more productive than foraging
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:4760-5. 2011
  10. ncbi The coevolution of parochial altruism and war
    Jung Kyoo Choi
    School of Economics and Trade, Kyungpook National University, 1370 Sankyuk Dong, Buk Gu, Daegu 702 701, Korea
    Science 318:636-40. 2007

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Coevolution of farming and private property during the early Holocene
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:8830-5. 2013
    ..Our approach may be applied to other technological and institutional revolutions such as the 18th- and 19th-century industrial revolution and the information revolution today...
  2. doi Warriors, levelers, and the role of conflict in human social evolution
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Science 336:876-9. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi The punishment that sustains cooperation is often coordinated and costly
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 35:20-1. 2012
    ..Ethnographic studies in small-scale societies without formal coercive institutions demonstrate that disciplining defectors is both essential to cooperation and often costly to the punisher...
  4. doi Did warfare among ancestral hunter-gatherers affect the evolution of human social behaviors?
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Science 324:1293-8. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi Policies designed for self-interested citizens may undermine "the moral sentiments": evidence from economic experiments
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Science 320:1605-9. 2008
    ..Good organizational and institutional design can channel the material interests for the achievement of social goals while also enhancing the contribution of the moral sentiments to the same ends...
  6. ncbi Group competition, reproductive leveling, and the evolution of human altruism
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA, and Universitá di Siena, 17 Piazza San Francesco, Siena, Italy
    Science 314:1569-72. 2006
    ..These culturally transmitted practices presuppose advanced cognitive and linguistic capacities, possibly accounting for the distinctive forms of altruism found in our species...
  7. ncbi The evolution of strong reciprocity: cooperation in heterogeneous populations
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Theor Popul Biol 65:17-28. 2004
    ..As a result, high levels of cooperation are sustained. Our results do not require that group members be related or that group extinctions occur...
  8. ncbi The co-evolution of individual behaviors and social institutions
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    J Theor Biol 223:135-47. 2003
    ....
  9. pmc Cultivation of cereals by the first farmers was not more productive than foraging
    Samuel Bowles
    Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:4760-5. 2011
    ..Prominent among these aspects may have been the contribution of farming to population growth and to military prowess, both promoting the spread of farming as a livelihood...
  10. ncbi The coevolution of parochial altruism and war
    Jung Kyoo Choi
    School of Economics and Trade, Kyungpook National University, 1370 Sankyuk Dong, Buk Gu, Daegu 702 701, Korea
    Science 318:636-40. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi "Economic man" in cross-cultural perspective: behavioral experiments in 15 small-scale societies
    Joseph Henrich
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Behav Brain Sci 28:795-815; discussion 815-55. 2005
    ..Fifth, in many cases experimental play appears to reflect the common interactional patterns of everyday life...
  12. ncbi Homo reciprocans
    Samuel Bowles
    Nature 415:125-8. 2002