Précis of The Evolution of Morality [Book Review]
Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 77 (1):213-218 (2008)
The Evolution of Morality attempts to accomplish two tasks. The first is to clarify and provisionally advocate the thesis that human morality is a distinct adaptation wrought by biological natural selection. The second is to inquire whether this empirical thesis would, if true, have any metaethical implications.
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