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Author Krebs, Dennis.

Title The origins of morality : an evolutionary account / Dennis L. Krebs
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 308 pages)
Summary Why do people behave in moral ways in some circumstances, but not in others? In order to account fully for morality, Dennis Krebs departs from traditional approaches to morality that suggest that children acquire morals through socialization, cultural indoctrination, and moral reasoning. He suggests that such approaches can be subsumed, refined, and revised gainfully within an evolutionary framework
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Ethics, Evolutionary.
Evolutionary psychology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199897261 ebook
0199897263 ebook