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: 1,267,080
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents



Darwinian Dilemmas

Survival of the Unfittest

Biologicizing Morality

Calvinist Sociobiology

A Broader View

The Invisible Grasping Organ

Ethology and Ethics

Photo Essay: Closeness


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


Rope Walking

Baboon Testimony

Draining the Behavioral Sink

Community Concern

Photo Essay: War and Peace


What Does It Take to Be Moral?

Floating Pyramids

A Hole in the Head





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