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A natural history of human morality / Michael Tomasello.

By: Tomasello, Michael.
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : London : Harvard University Press, 2016Description: x, 194 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780674088641 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Ethics -- History | Ethics, Evolutionary | Philosophical anthropologyDDC classification: 170.9 Summary: Michael Tomasello offers the most detailed account to date of the evolution of human moral psychology. Based on experimental data comparing great apes and human children, he reconstructs two key evolutionary steps whereby early humans gradually became an ultra-cooperative and, eventually, a moral species capable of acting as a plural agent "we". (copac)
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-186) and index.

Michael Tomasello offers the most detailed account to date of the evolution of human moral psychology. Based on experimental data comparing great apes and human children, he reconstructs two key evolutionary steps whereby early humans gradually became an ultra-cooperative and, eventually, a moral species capable of acting as a plural agent "we". (copac)

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