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The Resource Answers for Aristotle : how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life, Massimo Pigliucci

Answers for Aristotle : how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life, Massimo Pigliucci

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Answers for Aristotle : how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life
Title
Answers for Aristotle
Title remainder
how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life
Statement of responsibility
Massimo Pigliucci
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A philosophy professor and blogger explains how science and philosophy can combine to help make daily decisions, how to determine right from wrong, how to figure out one's personal identity, and also build a just society
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10156222
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
100
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life
Label
Answers for Aristotle : how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life, Massimo Pigliucci
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sci-phi and the meaning of life -- Trolley dilemmas and how we make moral decisions -- Your brain on morality -- The evolution of morality -- A handy-dandy menu for building your own moral theory -- The not so rational animal -- Intuition vs. rationality, and how to become really good at what you do -- The limits of science -- The (limited) power of the will -- Who's in charge anyway?: the zombie inside you -- The hormones of love -- Friendship and the meaning of life -- Right, left, up, down: on politics -- Our innate sense of fairness -- On justice -- Your brain on God -- The evolution of religion -- Euthryphro's dilemma, morality as a human problem -- Conclusion: so what? -- Human nature and the meaning of life
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9780465021383
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2012013186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)793005281
  • 1/601997
  • OCoLC
Label
Answers for Aristotle : how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life, Massimo Pigliucci
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sci-phi and the meaning of life -- Trolley dilemmas and how we make moral decisions -- Your brain on morality -- The evolution of morality -- A handy-dandy menu for building your own moral theory -- The not so rational animal -- Intuition vs. rationality, and how to become really good at what you do -- The limits of science -- The (limited) power of the will -- Who's in charge anyway?: the zombie inside you -- The hormones of love -- Friendship and the meaning of life -- Right, left, up, down: on politics -- Our innate sense of fairness -- On justice -- Your brain on God -- The evolution of religion -- Euthryphro's dilemma, morality as a human problem -- Conclusion: so what? -- Human nature and the meaning of life
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9780465021383
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2012013186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)793005281
  • 1/601997
  • OCoLC

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