Good Natured: The Origins of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals [NOOK Book]

Good Natured: The Origins of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780674033177
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publication date: 6/30/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 761,969
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents




Prologue



Darwinian Dilemmas

Survival of the Unfittest


Biologicizing Morality


Calvinist Sociobiology


A Broader View


The Invisible Grasping Organ


Ethology and Ethics


Photo Essay: Closeness




Sympathy

Warm Blood in Cold Waters


Special Treatment of the Handicapped


Responses to Injury and Death


Having Broad Nails


The Social Mirror


Lying and Aping Apes


Simian Sympathy


A World without Compassion


Photo Essay: Cognition and Empathy




Rank and Order

A Sense of Social Regularity


The Monkey's Behind


Guilt and Shame


Unruly Youngsters


The Blushing Primate


Two Genders, Two Moralities?


Umbilical versus Confrontational Bonds


Primus inter Pares




Quid pro Quo

The Less-than-Golden Rule


Mobile Meals


At the Circle's Center


A Concept of Giving


Testing for Reciprocity


From Revenge to Justice


Photo Essay: Help from a Friend




Getting Along

The Social Cage


The Relational Model


Peacemaking


Rope Walking


Baboon Testimony


Draining the Behavioral Sink


Community Concern


Photo Essay: War and Peace




Conclusion

What Does It Take to Be Moral?


Floating Pyramids


A Hole in the Head



Notes


Bibliography


Acknowledgments


Index

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