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Darwinian natural right

the biological ethics of human nature

by Larry Arnhart

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics, Evolutionary.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-320) and index.

    StatementLarry Arnhart.
    SeriesSUNY series in philosophy and biology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1311 .A66 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 332 p. ;
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL700973M
    ISBN 100791436934, 0791436942
    LC Control Number97049287

    On the first page of the book, he asserted that our deepest intuitions of right and wrong are guided by the emotional control centers of the brain, which evolved via natural selection to help the human animal exploit opportunities and avoid threats in the natural environment. Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection is the foundation upon which modern evolutionary theory is built. The theory was outlined in Darwin’s seminal work On the Origin of Species, published in Although Victorian England (and the rest of the world) was slow to embrace natural selection as the mechanism that drives evolution, the concept of evolution itself gained.

    Artistotle, Darwin, and natural right --Desire and reason --Political animals. The Hobbesian critique -- The nature of culture -- The human nature of morality and freedom -- Parent and child. Plato's second wave -- Religious communism in the Oneida community -- Secular communism in the kibbutz -- The human ecology of parental investment. Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection made us rethink our place in the world. The idea that humans shared a common ancestor with apes was a challenge to the foundations of.

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Defending a conception of "Darwinian natural right" based on the claim that the good is the desirable, the author argues that there are at least twenty natural desires that are universa.

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Defending a conception of “Darwinian natural right” based on the claim that the good is the desirable, the author argues that there are at least twenty natural desires that are universal to all Author: Larry Arnhart.

This book shows how Darwinian biology supports an Aristotelian view of ethics as rooted in human nature. Defending a conception of "Darwinian natural right" based on the claim that the good is the desirable, the author argues that there are at least twenty natural desires that are universal to all human societies because they are based in human biology.

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ISBN ; paperback ISBN It has become something of a leitmotif among evangelical apologetes to argue that morality can have no objective foundation if. Larry Arnhart is a political scientist at Northern Illinois University. He is the author of books on Aristotle and the history of political philosophy.

His latest book is Darwinian Natural Right: The Biological Ethics of Human Nature (State University of New York Press, ). His mailing address is Ashley Drive, DeKalb, ILUSA. Darwin on Natural Selection – Of course, it is one thing to realize that something had happened but quite another to show how it had happened.

What Darwin realized was that natural selection was the mechanism for evolution. The most prominent theory about how this had happened before was Lamarck’s theory. The tree of life is an old image, going back to the Book of Revelations.

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