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text The bonobo and the atheist : in search of humanism among the primates

Summary

A renowned primatologist argues that ethical behavior witnessed in animals is the evolutionary and biological origin of human fairness and explains that morality has more to do with natural instincts than with religion.

Contents

Earthly delights -- Goodness explained -- Bonobos in the family tree -- Is God dead or just in a coma? -- The parable of the good simian -- Ten commandments too many -- The god gap -- Bottom-up morality.

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Description
289 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Publisher
W.W. Norton 2013

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TADL-WOOD 599.052 WAA in Adult Non-fiction Available

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