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By Todd K. Shackelford,Ranald D. Hansen

This interdisciplinary assortment offers novel theories, contains provocative re-workings of longstanding arguments, and gives a fit cross-pollination of principles to the morality literature. constructions, capabilities, and content material of morality are reconsidered as cultural, spiritual, and political parts are extra to the normal biological/environmental combine. leading edge thoughts comparable to the Periodic desk of Ethics and proof for morality in non-human species light up parts for extra dialogue and examine. and a few of the book’s members query premises we carry expensive, comparable to morality as a fabricated from cause, the lifestyles of ethical truths, and the motto “life is good.”

Highlights of the assurance:

  • The tripartite conception of Machiavellian morality: judgment, impression, and judgment of right and wrong as unique ethical adaptations.
  • Prosocial morality from a organic, cultural, and developmental perspective.
  • The containment challenge and the evolutionary debunking of morality.
  • A comparative standpoint at the evolution of ethical behavior.
  • A ethical advisor to depravity: religiously-motivated violence and sexual selection.
  • Game idea and the strategic common sense of ethical intuitions.

The Evolution of Morality makes a stimulating supplementary textual content for complex undergraduate and graduate classes within the evolutionary sciences, really in psychology, biology, anthropology, sociology, political technological know-how, spiritual reports, and philosophy

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