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The Altruistic Species

Scientific, Philosophical, and Religious Perspectives of Human Benevolence

The Altruistic Species( )
Author: Flescher, Andrew Michael
Worthen, Daniel L.
ISBN:978-1-59947-156-3
Publication Date:Aug 2010
Publisher:Templeton Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

What motivates altruism? How essential is the phenomenon of altruism to the human experience? Is altruism readily accessible to the ordinary person? In The Altruistic Species, Andrew Michael Flescher and Daniel L.Worthen explore these questions through the lenses of four disciplinary perspectives--biology, psychology, philosophy, and religion. In the course of their investigation, they make an extended argument for the existence of altruism against competing theories that construe...
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Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy



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