Philosophical Studies

, Volume 43, Issue 2, pp 201–210 | Cite as

Equilibrium explanation

  • Elliott Sober
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elliott Sober
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Wisconsin-MadisonUSA

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