Teaching the Evolution of Morality: Library
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Essays available in our online library:
"Was Darwin a Social Darwinist?"
explores Darwin's views on the morality and its evolutionary origins
"Social Un-Darwinism"
explores the origin of the concept inaptly named term "Social Darwinism," touching on Hobbes, Malthus and Spencer
"A More Fitting Analogy"
explores the metaphoric meanings in the phrase "survival of the fittest" — and some less misleading alternatives
"Naturalizing as an Error-Type in Biology"
explores how we can inscribe cultural biases into scientific interpretations of nature, for example turning the "normal" into the "natural." addresses the concepts of male and female, developmental "monsters," competition, and "laws" of nature.
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