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Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology

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Hardback

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Cambridge Studies in Philosophy and Biology
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There has been much attention devoted in recent years to the question of whether our moral principles can be related to our biological nature. This collection of new essays focuses on the connection between biology and foundational questions in ethics. The book asks such questions as whether humans are innately selfish, and whether there are particular facets of human nature that bear directly on social practices. This is the first book to offer this historical perspective on the relation of biology and ethics, and has been written by some of the leading figures in the history and philosophy of science, whose work stands very much at the cutting edge of these disciplines.
Release date NZ
March 13th, 1999
Contributors
Edited by Jane Maienschein Edited by Michael Ruse
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1 Line drawings, unspecified
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
346
Dimensions
152x229x21
ISBN-13
9780521551007
Product ID
1977658

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