Primates and Philosophers
How Morality Evolved

Frans de Waal, Stephen Macedo and Josiah Ober

"It's the animal in us," we often hear when we've been bad. But why not when we're good? This work tackles this question by exploring the biological foundations of one of humanity's most valued traits: morality. It argues that modern-day evolutionary biology takes far too dim a view of the natural world, emphasizing our "selfish" genes.

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Primates and Philosophers

Primates and Philosophers
How Morality Evolved

Frans de Waal, Stephen Macedo and Josiah Ober

 

2006, University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton
ISBN: 9780691124476
209 pagina's, Hardcover