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Primates and Philosophers

How Morality Evolved

Primates and Philosophers( )
Author: de Waal, Frans
Editor: Macedo, Stephen
Ober, Josiah
Series title:Princeton Science Library
ISBN:978-0-691-16916-3
Publication Date:Mar 2016
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

Can virtuous behavior be explained by nature, and not by human rational choice? "It's the animal in us," we often hear when we've been bad. But why not when we're good? Primates and Philosophers tackles this question by exploring the biological foundations of one of humanity's most valued traits: morality.

In this provocative book, renowned primatologist Frans de Waal argues that modern-day evolutionary biology takes far too dim a view of the natural world,...
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Book Details
Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Science / Life Sciences / Zoology / Primatology
Science / Life Sciences / Zoology / Ethology (Animal Behavior)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.421 x 8.385 x 0.643 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 Pounds



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