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Published: 30 August 2018

440 Pages


ISBN: 9780190868413

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The Evolution of Moral Progress

A Biocultural Theory

Allen Buchanan and Russell Powell

  • Contributes to the contemporary literature on human rights by showing how the modern human rights movement exemplifies the most important gains in inclusivity, how fragile its achievements may be, and why it occurred when it did
  • Provides a thoroughly interdisciplinary perspective, drawing on evolutionary biology, evolutionary psychology and anthropology, history, sociology, and social moral epistemology
  • Explains a sophisticated theory of moral progress in clear, accessible language