Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason and the Gap Between Us and Them

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Atlantic Books, 2014 - 422 Seiten
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Our brains were designed for tribal life, for getting along with a select group of others (us), and for fighting off everyone else (them). But modern life has thrust the world's tribes into a shared space, creating conflicts of interest and clashes of values, along with unprecedented opportunities. As the world shrinks, the moral lines that divide us become more salient and more puzzling. 'Modern Tribes' reveals the underlying causes of modern conflict and lights the way forward.

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This is the best book I have read in many years. It provides a new level of clarity on ethical reasoning and essential issues I have been curious about for a very long time. The book draws on three ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Our brains were designed for tribal life, for getting along with a select group of others (Us) and for fighting off everyone else (Them). But modern times have forced the world’s tribes into a shared ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (2014)

JOSHUA GREENE is the John and Ruth Hazel Associate Professor of the Social Sciences and the director of the Moral Cognition Lab in Harvard University's Department of Psychology. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the MacArthur Foundation. Greene has appeared on "Charlie Rose" and "Scientific American Frontiers," and his work has been featured in the "New York Times, Discover Magazine," WNYC's "RadioLab," and NPR's "Morning Edition.

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