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The Origins of Virtue
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Matt Ridley
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-04-01 - Publisher: Penguin

If, as Darwin suggests, evolution relentlessly encourages the survival of the fittest, why are humans compelled to live in cooperative, complex societies? In this fascinating examination of the roots of human trust and virtue, a zoologist and former American editor of the Economist reveals the results of recent studies that
The Origins of Virtue
Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Matt Ridley
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Viking Adult

Suggests a biological basis for the social organization and cooperation shown by the human race, and traces the evolution of society
A Review of Matt Ridley's The Origins of Virtue
Language: en
Pages: 18
Authors: Jack Hirshleifer
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher:

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Nietzsche and the Origin of Virtue
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Lester H. Hunt
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-04 - Publisher: Routledge

In Ecce Homo (1908) Friedrich Nietzsche calls himself "the first immoralist" and adds "that makes me the annihilator par excellence". Lester Hunt examines this and other radical claims in order to show that Nietzsche does have a coherent ethical and political philosophy. He uses Nietzsche's writings as a starting point
A Comparative Study of the Origins of Ethical Thought
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Seizo Sekine
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-20 - Publisher: Sheed & Ward

Provides an in-depth analysis of the differences between the Greek and Hebrew philosophies and religions while exaimining the consequences of both the Hellenic and Hebrew ethics codes.