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Does altruism exist? : culture, genes, and the welfare of others / David Sloan Wilson.

By: Wilson, David SloanSeries: Foundational questions in sciencePublisher: New Haven : [West Conshohocken, PA] : Yale University Press ; Templeton Press, [2014]Copyright date: ©2015Description: x, 180 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0300189494; 9780300189490Subject(s): Altruism | Evolution (Biology) | Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy | Human evolution -- Philosophy | Evolutionary psychology | Social evolution | Behavior evolutionDDC classification: 302/.14 LOC classification: HM1146 | .W55 2015HM1146 | .W55 2015
Contents:
Introduction : Altruism and evolution -- Groups that work -- How altrusim evolves -- Equivalence -- From nonhumans to humans -- Psychological altruism -- Altruism and religion -- Altruism and economics -- Altruism in everyday life -- Pathological altrusim -- Planetary altruism.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-171) and index.

Introduction : Altruism and evolution -- Groups that work -- How altrusim evolves -- Equivalence -- From nonhumans to humans -- Psychological altruism -- Altruism and religion -- Altruism and economics -- Altruism in everyday life -- Pathological altrusim -- Planetary altruism.

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