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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
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how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life
Statement of responsibility
Massimo Pigliucci
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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
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10156222
Cataloging source
DLC
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1964-
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Pigliucci, Massimo
Dewey number
100
Index
index present
LC call number
BD435
LC item number
.P525 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Life
  • Ethics
  • Conduct of life
  • Science
  • Philosophy
  • Aristotle
Target audience
adult
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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
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Publication
Bibliography note
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
Control code
2012013186
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vi, 312 p.
Isbn
9780465021383
Lccn
2012013186
Label
Answers for Aristotle : how science and philosophy can lead us to a more meaningful life, Massimo Pigliucci
Publication
Bibliography note
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
Control code
2012013186
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vi, 312 p.
Isbn
9780465021383
Lccn
2012013186

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