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The Resource The science of good and evil : why people cheat, gossip, care, share, and follow the golden rule, Michael Shermer

The science of good and evil : why people cheat, gossip, care, share, and follow the golden rule, Michael Shermer

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The science of good and evil : why people cheat, gossip, care, share, and follow the golden rule
Title
The science of good and evil
Title remainder
why people cheat, gossip, care, share, and follow the golden rule
Statement of responsibility
Michael Shermer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Shermer, Michael
Dewey number
171/.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1311
LC item number
.S48 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Ethics, Evolutionary
Label
The science of good and evil : why people cheat, gossip, care, share, and follow the golden rule, Michael Shermer
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-330) and index
Contents
Prologue : one long argument -- I. The origins of morality -- Transcendent morality : how evolution ennobles ethics -- Why we are moral : the evolutionary origins of morality -- Why we are immoral : war, violence, and the ignoble savage within -- Master of my fate : making moral choices in a determined universe -- II. A science of provisional ethics -- Can we be good without God? : science, religion, and morality -- How we are moral : absolute, relative, and provisional ethics -- How we are immoral : right and wrong and how to tell the difference -- Rise above : tolerance, freedom, and the prospects for humanity -- Appendix I. The devil under form of baboon : the evolution of evolutionary ethics -- Appendix II. Moral and religious universals as a subset of human universals
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 350 p.
Isbn
9780805075205
Lccn
2003049343
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocm52704770
  • (OCoLC)52704770
  • 631904
Label
The science of good and evil : why people cheat, gossip, care, share, and follow the golden rule, Michael Shermer
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-330) and index
Contents
Prologue : one long argument -- I. The origins of morality -- Transcendent morality : how evolution ennobles ethics -- Why we are moral : the evolutionary origins of morality -- Why we are immoral : war, violence, and the ignoble savage within -- Master of my fate : making moral choices in a determined universe -- II. A science of provisional ethics -- Can we be good without God? : science, religion, and morality -- How we are moral : absolute, relative, and provisional ethics -- How we are immoral : right and wrong and how to tell the difference -- Rise above : tolerance, freedom, and the prospects for humanity -- Appendix I. The devil under form of baboon : the evolution of evolutionary ethics -- Appendix II. Moral and religious universals as a subset of human universals
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 350 p.
Isbn
9780805075205
Lccn
2003049343
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocm52704770
  • (OCoLC)52704770
  • 631904

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