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Unto Others

The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior

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$36.00 • £31.95 • €32.95

ISBN 9780674930476

Publication Date: 10/01/1999


416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 line illustrations


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  • Introduction: Bentham’s Corpse
  • Evolutionary Altruism
    • Altruism as a Biological Concept
    • A Unified Theory of Evolutionary Altruism
    • Adaptation and Multilevel Selection
    • Group Selection and Human Behavior
    • Human Groups as Adaptive Units
  • Psychological Altruism
    • Motives as Proximate Mechanisms
    • Three Theories of Motivation
    • Psychological Evidence
    • Philosophical Arguments
    • The Evolution of Psychological Altruism
  • Conclusion: Pluralism
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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