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Author Krebs, Dennis

Title The origins of morality : an evolutionary account / Dennis L. Krebs

Publ Info Cambridge ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2011]
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Descript x, 308 pages ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-291) and index
Contents Introduction and overview -- What is morality? -- Bad by nature? -- Darwin's theory of the origin of morality -- Foundations of a neo-Darwinian approach to morality -- The evolution of deference -- The evolution of self-control -- The evolution of altruism through sexual selection -- The evolution of altruism through kin selection -- The evolution of altruism through group selection and imperfect design -- The evolution of cooperation -- Psychological and neurological sources of primitive prosocial behaviors -- Uniquely human prosocial behaviors -- The evolution of uniquely prosocial human behaviors -- Psychological and neurological sources of uniquely human forms of prosocial conduct -- The origin of the moral senses -- The expansion and refinement of the moral senses in the human species -- The evolution of moral norms -- Human nature and the nature of morality -- Reframing psychological models of moral development
LC subject Ethics, Evolutionary
Evolutionary psychology
ISBN 9780199778232 (hardcover : alk. paper)
019977823X (hardcover : alk. paper)