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The evolution of morality and religion : a biological perspective

Author: Donald M Broom
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
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In this book, biologist Donald Broom argues that morality and the central components of religion are of great value, and presents two central ideas: that morality has a biological foundation and has  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald M Broom
ISBN: 0521821924 9780521821926
OCLC Number: 611457040
Description: 259 Seiten
Contents: Introduction; 1. Concepts and codes of living; 2. Cooperation, altruism, reciprocal altruism; 3. Biological capabilities needed for altruism and morality; 4. Ideas about morality; 5. The origins and value of religion; 6. Other views about the origins of morality and religion; 7. Social and political consequences of this biological view of morality and religion; 8. Conclusions; Indexes.
Responsibility: Donald M. Broom.


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