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A Darwinian Left : politics, evolution, and cooperation / Peter Singer.

Author/Creator:
Singer, Peter, 1946-
Publication:
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (81 p.)
Series:
Darwinism today (New Haven, Conn.)
Darwinism today
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Subjects:
Human evolution.
Right and left (Political science).
Social Darwinism.
Socialism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Introduction""; ""The need for a new foundation""; ""What is essential to the left?""; ""1 Politics and Darwinism""; ""The right-wing takeover""; ""Facts and values""; ""How the left got Darwin wrong""; ""The dream of perfectibility""; ""Old tunes keep coming back""; ""2 Can the Left Accept a Darwinian View of Human Nature?""; ""Unpopular ideas""; ""What is fixed and what is variable in human nature?""; ""How can reformers leam from Darwin?""; ""3 Competition or Cooperation?""; ""Building a more cooperative society""; ""The prisoner's dilemma""
""Learning from Tit for Tat""""4 From Cooperation to Altruism?""; ""The puzzle of the evolution of altruism""; ""Status for what?""; ""5 A Darwinian Left for Today and Beyond""; ""Notes and References""
Notes:
Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 64-70) and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed October 12, 2013).
ISBN:
0-300-18999-0
OCLC:
923604679