The Resource Altruism and Altruistic Love : Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue

Altruism and Altruistic Love : Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue

Label
Altruism and Altruistic Love : Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue
Title
Altruism and Altruistic Love
Title remainder
Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The concept of altruism, or disinterested concern for another's welfare, has been discussed by everyone from theologians to psychologists to biologists. In this book, evolutionary, neurological, developmental, psychological, social, cultural, and religious aspects of altruistic behavior are examined. It is a collaborative examination of one of humanity's essential and defining characteristics by renowned researchers from various disciplines. Their integrative dialogue illustrates that altruistic behavior is a significant mode of expression that can be studied by various scholarly methods and u
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 155.232
  • 171/.8
Index
index present
LC call number
  • BJ1474.A472 2002
  • BJ1474 .A472 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Altruism and Altruistic Love : Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contributors; General Introduction; Introduction to Part I; 1. The ABCs of Altruism; 2. Pythagorean Bodies and the Body of Altruism; 3. Morality, Altruism, and Love; 4. The Tradition of Agape; Conclusion to Part I; Introduction to Part II; 5. The Human Experience of Compassionate Love: Conceptual Mapping and Data from Selected Studies; 6. Addressing the Altruism Question Experimentally; 7. Explicating Altruism; 8. Extraordinary Acts of Ordinary People: Faces of Heroism and Altruism; Conclusion to Part II; Introduction to Part III; 9. A Darwinian Naturalist's Perspective on Altruism
Control code
ocn475957464
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (519 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198033530
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b35644989
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)475957464
  • oso0198033532

Library Locations

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