In a new paper, Joseph Bulbulia and a colleague use evolutionary principles to clarify a functional role of fear in social and political organisation, revealing how fear, in certain contexts, may enable cooperation at large social scales.

A new paper from Joseph Bulbulia and Dominic Johnson has been published.

"Can evolution make sense of fear? Lessons from Bonhoeffer and Darwin" explores the role of fear in social settings and political organisation.

The paper can be found online here.