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The Resource Answers for Aristotle : how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life, Massimo Pigliucci

Answers for Aristotle : how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life, Massimo Pigliucci

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Answers for Aristotle : how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life
Title
Answers for Aristotle
Title remainder
how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life
Statement of responsibility
Massimo Pigliucci
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
100
Index
index present
LC call number
BD435
LC item number
.P525 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Answers for Aristotle : how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life, Massimo Pigliucci
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Sci-phi and the meaning of life -- Trolley dilemmas and how we make moral decisions -- Your brain on morality -- The evolution of morality -- A handy-dandy menu for building your own moral theory -- The not so rational animal -- Intuition vs. rationality, and how to become really good at what you do -- The limits of science -- The (limited) power of the will -- Who's in charge anyway?: the zombie inside you -- The hormones of love -- Friendship and the meaning of life -- Right, left, up, down: on politics -- Our innate sense of fairness -- On justice -- Your brain on God -- The evolution of religion -- Euthryphro's dilemma, morality as a human problem -- Conclusion: so what? -- Human nature and the meaning of life
Control code
ocn793005281
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vi., 312 p.
Isbn
9780465021383
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012013186
System control number
(OCoLC)793005281
Label
Answers for Aristotle : how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life, Massimo Pigliucci
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Sci-phi and the meaning of life -- Trolley dilemmas and how we make moral decisions -- Your brain on morality -- The evolution of morality -- A handy-dandy menu for building your own moral theory -- The not so rational animal -- Intuition vs. rationality, and how to become really good at what you do -- The limits of science -- The (limited) power of the will -- Who's in charge anyway?: the zombie inside you -- The hormones of love -- Friendship and the meaning of life -- Right, left, up, down: on politics -- Our innate sense of fairness -- On justice -- Your brain on God -- The evolution of religion -- Euthryphro's dilemma, morality as a human problem -- Conclusion: so what? -- Human nature and the meaning of life
Control code
ocn793005281
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vi., 312 p.
Isbn
9780465021383
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012013186
System control number
(OCoLC)793005281

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