Distinguishing between evolution of morality, morality from evolution, and morality of evolution


Evolution of morality discussions are sometimes derailed by well-intended objections such as 1) “Science and morality occupy different domains of nonoverlapping magisteria”, (2) “You are committing the elementary logical error of deriving a moral ‘ought’ from what ‘is’”, and 3) … Continue reading

Review of Evolution, Games, and God: The Principle of Cooperation (2013) Edited by Martin A. Nowak and Sarah Coakley


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A more accurate, but less ‘catchy’, main title would have been Evolution, Games, Morality, and the Evolution of Religion.  Readers whose main focus is on the evolution of morality and its secular ethical implications, as is mine, can be assured … Continue reading