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The moral arc : how science and reason lead humanity toward truth, justice, and freedom, Michael Shermer

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The moral arc : how science and reason lead humanity toward truth, justice, and freedom
Title
The moral arc
Title remainder
how science and reason lead humanity toward truth, justice, and freedom
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Michael Shermer
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Language
eng
Summary
From Galileo and Newton to Thomas Hobbes and Martin Luther King, Jr., thinkers throughout history have consciously employed scientific techniques to better understand the non-physical world. The Age of Reason and the Enlightenment led theorists to apply scientific reasoning to the non-scientific disciplines of politics, economics, and moral philosophy
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DLC
Dewey number
170.9
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ57
LC item number
.S48 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The moral arc : how science and reason lead humanity toward truth, justice, and freedom, Michael Shermer
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The moral arc : how science and reason lead humanity toward truth, justice, and freedom, Michael Shermer
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [441]-526) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bending the moral arc -- The moral arc explained. Toward a science of morality ; The morality of war, terror, and deterrence ; Why science and reason are the drivers of moral progress ; Why religion is not the source of moral progress -- The moral arc applied. Slavery and a moral science of freedom ; A moral science of women's rights ; A moral science of gay rights ; A moral science of animal rights -- The moral arc amended. Moral regress and pathways to evil ; Moral freedom and responsibility ; Moral justice: retribution and restoration ; Protopia : the future of moral progress
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25 cm
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541 pages
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9780805096910
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(hardback)
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2014020084
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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illustrations
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  • (Sirsi) a3307139
  • (OCoLC)881041834

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