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Author Pigliucci, Massimo, 1964-
Title Answers for Aristotle [electronic resource] : how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life / Massimo Pigliucci.
Published New York : Basic Books, c2012.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Electronic Book  BD435 .P525 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (vi, 312 p.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Life.
Ethics.
Conduct of life.
Science.
Philosophy.
Aristotle.
Related To Print version: Pigliucci, Massimo,. Answers for Aristotle. New York : Basic Books, c2012. 9780465021383 0465021387 046503280X (DLC) 2012013186
ISBN 046503280X (electronic bk.)
9780465032808 (electronic bk.)
9780465021383 (hbk.)
0465021387 (hbk.)