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The Resource Moral origins : the evolution of virtue, altruism, and shame, Christopher Boehm

Moral origins : the evolution of virtue, altruism, and shame, Christopher Boehm

Label
Moral origins : the evolution of virtue, altruism, and shame
Title
Moral origins
Title remainder
the evolution of virtue, altruism, and shame
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Boehm
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A noted anthropologist explains how our sense of ethics has changed over the course of human evolution
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boehm, Christopher
Dewey number
155.7
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1311
LC item number
.B645 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethics, Evolutionary
  • Virtue
  • Altruism
  • Shame
Label
Moral origins : the evolution of virtue, altruism, and shame, Christopher Boehm
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Darwin's inner voice -- Living the virtuous life -- Of altruism and free riders -- Knowing our immediate predecessors -- Resurrecting some venerable ancestors -- A natural Garden of Eden -- The positive side of social selection -- Learning morals across the generations -- Work of the moral majority -- Pleistocene ups, downs, and crashes -- Testing the selection-by-reputation hypothesis -- The evolution of morals -- Epilogue: humanity's moral future
Control code
ocn657595623
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 418 p.
Isbn
9780465020485
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011048896
System control number
(OCoLC)657595623
Label
Moral origins : the evolution of virtue, altruism, and shame, Christopher Boehm
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Darwin's inner voice -- Living the virtuous life -- Of altruism and free riders -- Knowing our immediate predecessors -- Resurrecting some venerable ancestors -- A natural Garden of Eden -- The positive side of social selection -- Learning morals across the generations -- Work of the moral majority -- Pleistocene ups, downs, and crashes -- Testing the selection-by-reputation hypothesis -- The evolution of morals -- Epilogue: humanity's moral future
Control code
ocn657595623
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 418 p.
Isbn
9780465020485
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011048896
System control number
(OCoLC)657595623

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