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The Resource Evolved morality : the biology and philosophy of human conscience, edited by Frans B.M. de Waal [and three others]

Evolved morality : the biology and philosophy of human conscience, edited by Frans B.M. de Waal [and three others]

Label
Evolved morality : the biology and philosophy of human conscience
Title
Evolved morality
Title remainder
the biology and philosophy of human conscience
Statement of responsibility
edited by Frans B.M. de Waal [and three others]
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Morality is often defined in opposition to the natural ""instincts, "" or as a tool to keep those instincts in check. New findings in neuroscience, social psychology, animal behavior, and anthropology have brought us back to the original Darwinian position that moral behavior is continuous with the social behavior of animals, and most likely evolved to enhance the cooperativeness of society. In this view, morality is part of human nature rather than its opposite. This interdisciplinary volume debates the origin and working of human morality within the context of science as well as religion and
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
171.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1311
LC item number
.W335 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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De Waal, Frans B. M.
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  • Ethics, Evolutionary
  • Primates
  • Altruistic behavior in animals
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Altruistic behavior in animals
  • Ethics, Evolutionary
  • Primates
Label
Evolved morality : the biology and philosophy of human conscience, edited by Frans B.M. de Waal [and three others]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Evolved morality: The biology and philosophy of human conscience; Section 1: Evolution; Introduction; A history of the altruism-morality debate in biology; The moral consequences of social selection; Natural normativity: The ìs' and òught' of animal behavior; Section 2: Meta-ethics; Introduction; Empiricism and normative ethics: What do the biology and the psychology of morality have to do with ethics?; Human nature and science: A cautionary essay; Is a naturalized ethics possible?; The origins of moral judgment; Section 3: Neuroscience and Development; Introduction
  • The neurobiological platform for moral valuesThe neuroscience of social relations. A comparative-based approach to empathy andto the capacity of evaluating others' action value; A social cognitive developmental perspective on moral judgment; Morality, intentionality and intergroup attitudes; Section 4: Religion; Introduction; Does religion make people moral?; Supernatural beliefs: Adaptations for social life or by-products of cognitive adaptations?; Index
Control code
878139715
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004263888
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1650185
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)878139715
Label
Evolved morality : the biology and philosophy of human conscience, edited by Frans B.M. de Waal [and three others]
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Evolved morality: The biology and philosophy of human conscience; Section 1: Evolution; Introduction; A history of the altruism-morality debate in biology; The moral consequences of social selection; Natural normativity: The ìs' and òught' of animal behavior; Section 2: Meta-ethics; Introduction; Empiricism and normative ethics: What do the biology and the psychology of morality have to do with ethics?; Human nature and science: A cautionary essay; Is a naturalized ethics possible?; The origins of moral judgment; Section 3: Neuroscience and Development; Introduction
  • The neurobiological platform for moral valuesThe neuroscience of social relations. A comparative-based approach to empathy andto the capacity of evaluating others' action value; A social cognitive developmental perspective on moral judgment; Morality, intentionality and intergroup attitudes; Section 4: Religion; Introduction; Does religion make people moral?; Supernatural beliefs: Adaptations for social life or by-products of cognitive adaptations?; Index
Control code
878139715
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (276 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004263888
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1650185
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)878139715

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