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A Natural History of Human Morality

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$20.50 • £16.95 • €18.50

ISBN 9780674986824

Publication Date: 10/01/2018

Academic Trade

208 pages

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

6 line illustrations

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  • Preface
  • 1. The Interdependence Hypothesis
  • 2. Evolution of Cooperation
    • Foundations of Cooperation
    • Great Ape Cooperation
    • Kin- and Friend-Based Prosociality
  • 3. Second-Personal Morality
    • Collaboration and Helping
    • Joint Intentionality
    • Second-Personal Agency
    • Joint Commitment
    • The Original “Ought”
  • 4. “Objective” Morality
    • Culture and Loyalty
    • Collective Intentionality
    • Cultural Agency
    • Moral Self-Governance
    • The Original Right and Wrong
    • Coda: After the Garden of Eden
  • 5. Human Morality as Cooperation-Plus
    • Theories of the Evolution of Morality
    • Shared Intentionality and Morality
    • The Role of Ontogeny
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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