The Resource In the name of God : the evolutionary origins of religious ethics and violence, John Teehan

In the name of God : the evolutionary origins of religious ethics and violence, John Teehan

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In the name of God : the evolutionary origins of religious ethics and violence
Title
In the name of God
Title remainder
the evolutionary origins of religious ethics and violence
Statement of responsibility
John Teehan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Teehan, John
Dewey number
205.01/9
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1188
LC item number
.T44 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Blackwell public philosophy series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religious ethics
  • Violence
  • Psychology, Religious
  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Cognitive psychology
Label
In the name of God : the evolutionary origins of religious ethics and violence, John Teehan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Evolution and mind -- The evolution of morality -- Setting the task -- The moral brain -- The first layer : kin selection -- The second layer : reciprocal altruism -- A third layer : indirect reciprocity -- A fourth layer : cultural group selection -- A fifth layer : the moral emotions -- Conclusion: From moral grammar to moral systems -- The evolution of moral religions -- Setting the task -- The evolution of the religious mind -- Conceptualizing the almighty -- The moral function of gods -- Evolutionary religious ethics : Judaism -- Setting the task -- Constructing Yahweh -- TheTen Commandments : an evolutionary interpretation -- Conclusion: The evolved law -- Evolutionary religious ethics : Christianity -- Setting the task -- Constructing the Christ -- Setting the boundaries : Christian and/or Jew? -- The third race : Christians as in-group -- Putting on Christ : Christianity's signals of commitment -- Loving your neighbor and turning the other cheek -- Religion, violence, and the evolved mind -- Setting the task -- Devoted to destruction : sanctified violence and Judaism -- The blood of the Lamb -- A case study in the evolved psychology of religious violence : 9/11/01 -- Religion evolving -- Setting the task -- Varieties of religious expressions -- If there were no God -- Religion, ethics, and violence : an assessment -- Responding to religion, ethics, and violence : some proposals
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 272 p.
Isbn
9781405183826
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009041467
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2119364-01umb_inst
  • 2160876
  • (Sirsi) i9781405183819
  • (OCoLC)454381715
Label
In the name of God : the evolutionary origins of religious ethics and violence, John Teehan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Evolution and mind -- The evolution of morality -- Setting the task -- The moral brain -- The first layer : kin selection -- The second layer : reciprocal altruism -- A third layer : indirect reciprocity -- A fourth layer : cultural group selection -- A fifth layer : the moral emotions -- Conclusion: From moral grammar to moral systems -- The evolution of moral religions -- Setting the task -- The evolution of the religious mind -- Conceptualizing the almighty -- The moral function of gods -- Evolutionary religious ethics : Judaism -- Setting the task -- Constructing Yahweh -- TheTen Commandments : an evolutionary interpretation -- Conclusion: The evolved law -- Evolutionary religious ethics : Christianity -- Setting the task -- Constructing the Christ -- Setting the boundaries : Christian and/or Jew? -- The third race : Christians as in-group -- Putting on Christ : Christianity's signals of commitment -- Loving your neighbor and turning the other cheek -- Religion, violence, and the evolved mind -- Setting the task -- Devoted to destruction : sanctified violence and Judaism -- The blood of the Lamb -- A case study in the evolved psychology of religious violence : 9/11/01 -- Religion evolving -- Setting the task -- Varieties of religious expressions -- If there were no God -- Religion, ethics, and violence : an assessment -- Responding to religion, ethics, and violence : some proposals
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 272 p.
Isbn
9781405183826
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009041467
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2119364-01umb_inst
  • 2160876
  • (Sirsi) i9781405183819
  • (OCoLC)454381715

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