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Laughing Genes :  A Scientific Perspective on Ethics and Morality - Evan Louis Sheehan

Laughing Genes

A Scientific Perspective on Ethics and Morality

Hardcover

Published: 1st January 2005
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Metaphorically, our genes might chuckle at how we humans unwittingly define our morality to serve their interests, even above our own. By our dearly sacrificing for our children, we clearly show that our moral intuitions serve the interests of our genes. While we each seem to willfully pursue different methods for getting the things we want, the fundamental things we want - fit sexual partners, and well-being for ourselves and our children - are not defined by our wills, but rather, by our genes. From a unique, irreverent, yet fully scientific perspective, this book clearly explains the philosophical mysteries of life, God, intellectual creativity, feelings of consciousness, the meaning of responsibility in a world full of deterministic minds, and especially, morality.

ISBN: 9781420811148
ISBN-10: 1420811142
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 356
Published: 1st January 2005
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.68