Human Morality And Sociality: Evolutionary and Comparative Perspectives

Hardcover | February 15, 2010

EditorHenrik Hogh-Olesen

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This stimulating and thought-provoking reader brings together articles that explore all aspects of human morality and sociality from an evolutionary and cognitive perspective. Throughout, six leading figures ask, what are the particular behaviours, social and moral practices and underlying psychological processes that make us human?

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This stimulating and thought-provoking reader brings together articles that explore all aspects of human morality and sociality from an evolutionary and cognitive perspective. Throughout, six leading figures ask, what are the particular behaviours, social and moral practices and underlying psychological processes that make us human?

HENRIK HOGH-OLESEN is Professor and Head of Department for Social and Personality Psychology at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is also Co-editor of Journal of Anthropological Psychology CHRISTOPHE BOESCH is Professor and Director of the Department of Primatology at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, GermanyLEDA CO...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:274 pages, 8.6 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:February 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230237991

ISBN - 13:9780230237995

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Table of Contents

Born bad ? Evaluating the case against the evolution of morality.
Dennis L. Krebs 
Morality and its Relation to Primate Social Instincts Comparative perspectives on empathy and morality.
Frans B.M de Waal 
Why we Believe: Religion as a Human Universal facilitating Cooperation among Unrelated Individuals
Ara Norenzayan
Evolutionary psychology and criminal justice: A recalibrational theory of collaboration, punishment and reconciliation.
M.B. Petersen, A. Sell, J. Tooby &--L. Cosmides 
Inter-group dynamics in wild chimpanzees from territoriality to primitive warfare
Christophe Boesch
The Evolution of Human Warfare and Outrage the cognitive foundations.
John Tooby &--Leda Cosmides 
Human Mind Human Kind: An outline
Henrik Hgh-Olesen