Ethics, evolution and culture

@article{Mesoudi2008EthicsEA,
  title={Ethics, evolution and culture},
  author={A. Mesoudi and P. Danielson},
  journal={Theory in Biosciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={127},
  pages={229-240}
}
Recent work in the fields of evolutionary ethics and moral psychology appears to be converging on a single empirically- and evolutionary-based science of morality or ethics. To date, however, these fields have failed to provide an adequate conceptualisation of how culture affects the content and distribution of moral norms. This is particularly important for a large class of moral norms relating to rapidly changing technological or social environments, such as norms regarding the acceptability… Expand
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