Good Natured-The Origins of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals , 1996

@inproceedings{Waal2006GoodNO,
  title={Good Natured-The Origins of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals , 1996},
  author={Frans B. M. de Waal},
  year={2006}
}
In addition to being human, we pride ourselves on being humane. What a brilliant way of establishing morality as the hallmark of human nature-by adopting our species name for charitable tendencies! Animals obviously cannot be human; could they ever by humane? If this seems an almost-rhetorical question, consider the dilemma for biologists-or anyone else adopting an evolutionary perspective. They would argue that there must at some level be continuity between the behavior of humans and that of… CONTINUE READING
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