Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2016

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190210229

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The Origins of Fairness

How Evolution Explains Our Moral Nature

Nicolas Baumard

Foundations of Human Interaction

  • Presents a new theory of morality based on evolutionary biology
  • Offers a way to account for the specific importance of fairness in human morality
  • Develops further John Rawls' intuition that our sense of justice is rooted in our evolutionary past