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Nine academics, many prominent in their fields, have collaborated to produce an arguably singularly objective starting point for anyone wishing to understand morality as the product of evolutionary processes. They have proposed four ‘truths’ (meaning the normal kind of provisional truth in science) about aspects of morality. In addition, they provide supporting arguments with copious references to the literature. >>Read More
Post: December 3, 2014 3:19 pm, Source: The Brights  Comments (0) Views (867)
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To be sure, people become angry when someone mistreats them or someone they care about, but is there a kind of anger that people experience when they learn that a complete stranger's rights have been trampled? >>Read More
Post: August 13, 2014 3:44 am, Source: Center for Humans & Nature  Comments (0) Views (1499)
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Even among the more liberal-minded in society, promiscuity is often the subject of scorn. With rare exceptions, humankind, at least officially, only approves of one-on-one relationships. Is there an evolutionary explanation? >>Read More
Post: July 10, 2014 4:04 am, Source: Psychology Today  Comments (0) Views (2097)
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The rules for Sacred Things don't follow logic, or at least, not evolutionary logic. But can we reduce honor killings with a simple solution: smaller families? >>Read More
Post: May 21, 2014 7:13 pm, Source: Social Science Evolving  Comments (3) Views (1514)
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Evolutionary theorists are studying what might be viewed as the brighter side of spite, and the role it may have played in the origin of admirable traits like a cooperative spirit and a sense of fair play. >>Read More
Post: April 4, 2014 1:21 pm, Source: NYT  Comments (0) Views (3801)
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Oliver Curry explains why David Hume is the founder of evolutionary psychology, why social constructivists are really just evolutionary psychologists who got carried away, and why nothing about morality makes sense except in the light of evolution. >>Read More
Post: February 20, 2014 2:29 pm, Source: TVOL EXCLUSIVE  Comments (6) Views (41903)

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