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Author Wilson, David Sloan, author.

Title Does altruism exist? : culture, genes, and the welfare of others / David Sloan Wilson.

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press ; [West Conshohocken, PA] : Templeton Press, [2014]


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Description 1 online resource (x, 180 pages) : illustrations.
Series Foundational questions in science
Foundational questions in science.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-171) and index.
Contents Introduction : Altruism and evolution -- Groups that work -- How altrusim evolves -- Equivalence -- From nonhumans to humans -- Psychological altruism -- Altruism and religion -- Altruism and economics -- Altruism in everyday life -- Pathological altrusim -- Planetary altruism.
Note Print version record.
Summary Argues that altruism is an inherent factor of group functionality and discusses how studying group function can promote positive changes to the human condition.
Subject Altruism.
Evolution (Biology)
Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy.
Human evolution -- Philosophy.
Evolutionary psychology.
Social evolution.
Behavior evolution.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology.
Altruism. (OCoLC)fst00806239
Behavior evolution. (OCoLC)fst00829910
Evolution (Biology) (OCoLC)fst00917302
Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy. (OCoLC)fst00917312
Evolutionary psychology. (OCoLC)fst00917348
Human evolution -- Philosophy. (OCoLC)fst00963034
Social evolution. (OCoLC)fst01122456
Biological Evolution.
Adaptation, Psychological.
Sociological Factors.
Altruismus. (DE-601)105711012
Evolutionsbiologie. (DE-601)105532088
Philosophie. (DE-601)106200259
Evolution (biologi)
Evolution (biologi) -- teori, filosofi.
Människans utveckling -- teori, filosofi.
Social evolution.
Other Form: Print version: Wilson, David Sloan. Does altruism exist? 0300189494 (OCoLC)877369730
ISBN 9780300206753 (electronic book)
0300206755 (electronic book)
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