Altruism in Cross-Cultural Perspective by Juris G. Draguns (auth.), Douglas A. Vakoch (eds.)

By Juris G. Draguns (auth.), Douglas A. Vakoch (eds.)

Altruism in Cross-Cultural viewpoint offers one of these scholarly review, studying the intersection of tradition and such subject matters as evolutionary debts of altruism and the significance of altruism in ritual and faith. ​​The previous decade has visible a proliferation of study on altruism, made attainable partly through major investment from agencies resembling the toilet Templeton origin. whereas major study has been performed on organic, social, and person dimensions of altruism, there was no try and offer an summary of the ways in which altruistic habit and attitudes range throughout cultures. The publication addresses the methodological demanding situations of discovering altruism throughout cultures, in addition to the ways in which altruism is happen in tough conditions. a specific energy of the ebook is its awareness to a number of disciplinary methods to figuring out altruism, with participants from fields together with psychology, anthropology, sociology, biology, conversation, philosophy, non secular experiences, gender reviews, and bioethics.​

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