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The Battle for Human Nature: Science, Morality and Modern Life Out Of The Investigations And Speculations Of Contemporary Science, A Challenging View Of Human Behavior And Society Has Emerged And Gained Strength It Is A View That Equates Human Nature Utterly And Unalterably With The Pursuit Of Self Interest Influenced By This View, People Increasingly Appeal To Natural Imperatives, Instead Of Moral Ones, To Explain And Justify Their Actions And Those Of Others.

  • Paperback
  • 352 pages
  • The Battle for Human Nature: Science, Morality and Modern Life
  • Barry Schwartz
  • English
  • 15 March 2017
  • 0393304450

About the Author: Barry Schwartz

an American psychologist Schwartz is the Dorwin Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action at Swarth College He frequently publishes editorials in the New York Times applying his research in psychology to current events.


10 thoughts on “The Battle for Human Nature: Science, Morality and Modern Life

  1. says:

    What a waste of time I should have listened to Dennis Wrong s review in The New York Times a lengthy pamphlet against neoclassical economics, evolutionary biology, and Skinnerian behaviorism.There s nothing to add, it s just useless I have read it as a source for my PhD because it takes up a common distinction in psychology from professional orientations originally introduced in Bellah et al s Habits of the Heart 1985 The level, however, is What a waste of time I should have listened to Dennis Wrong s review in The New York Times a lengthy pamphlet against neoclassical economics, evolutionary biology, and Skinnerian behaviorism.There s nothing to add, it s just useless I have read it as a source for my PhD because it takes up a common distinction in psychology from professional orientations originally introduced in Bellah et al s Habits of the Heart 1985 The level, however, is not worthy of a scientific discussion and too banal even for an everyday discussion

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