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The Evolution of Morality and Religion


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Dezember 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

An interdisciplinary treatment of the evolution of morality and religion, drawing from biology, philosophy and theology.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. Concepts and codes of living; 2. Cooperation, altruism, reciprocal altruism; 3. Biological capabilities needed for altruism and morality; 4. Ideas about morality; 5. The origins and value of religion; 6. Other views about the origins of morality and religion; 7. Social and political consequences of this biological view of morality and religion; 8. Conclusions; Indexes.

Portrait

Donald M. Broom is Colleen Macleod Professor of Animal Welfare in the Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine at the University of Cambridge.

Pressestimmen

'it remains an interesting question how the theist - whose religious participation stems primarily from her belief that God really does exist - will want to take Broom's important biological insights and incorporate them into her own account of how god might have provided humans with a sense of morality.' Expository Times
EAN: 9780521821926
ISBN: 0521821924
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2003
Seitenanzahl: 272 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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