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The righteous mind : why good people are divided by politics and religion

The righteous mind : why good people are divided by politics and religion

Author: Jonathan Haidt
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
The author presents an investigation into the origins of morality, which turns out to be the basis for religion and politics.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Haidt
ISBN: 9780307377906 0307377903 9781846141812 1846141818 9780307455772 0307455777
OCLC Number: 713188806
Description: xvii, 419 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Intuitions come first, strategic reasoning second. Where does morality come from? ; The intuitive dog and its rational tail ; Elephants rule ; Vote for me (here's why) --
There's more to morality than harm and fairness. Beyond WEIRD morality ; Taste buds of the righteous mind ; The moral foundations of politics ; The conservative advantage --
Morality binds and blinds. Why are we so groupish? ; The hive switch ; Religion is a team sport ; Can't we all disagree more constructively?
Responsibility: Jonathan Haidt.
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Why can it sometimes feel as though half the population is living in a different moral universe from you? Why is it so easy to see the flaws in others' arguments, and less in our own? This book  Read more...


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A truly seminal book * Prospect * A fascinating voyage of discovery through the social psychology of politics -- Simon Jenkins * Guardian * This elegantly written book has far-reaching implications Read more...

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