Altruism Reader Selections from Writings on Love, Religion, and Science

ISBN-10: 1599471272
ISBN-13: 9781599471273
Edition: 2007
Authors: Thomas Jay Oord
List price: $39.95 Buy it from $36.69
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: The first of its kind, this anthology contains many of the most influential ancient and contemporary perspectives on altruism and love. Selections in The Altruism Reader include essays by philosophers, scientists, theologians, and religious leaders  More...

New Starting from $38.81
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Templeton Press
Publication date: 11/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

The first of its kind, this anthology contains many of the most influential ancient and contemporary perspectives on altruism and love. Selections in The Altruism Reader include essays by philosophers, scientists, theologians, and religious leaders as well as passages from religious texts, such as the Old and New Testaments, the Qur'an, and the Bhagavadgita.

Preface
Defining Love
The Core Meaning of "Love"
The Love Racket: Defining Love and Agape for the Love-and-Science Research Program
Ancient Religious Writings on Love
The Hebrew Scriptures: Psalms 100, 107
The Dhammapada: Joy
The Bhagavadgita: The Religion of Faith
The New Testament: Luke 10:25-37, 1 Corinthians 13, 1 John 4:7-21
The Qur'an: The Cow
Teaching Christianity: On Christian Doctrine
Summa Theologica: The Treatise on Charity
Agape and Eros: Excerpts
Love in Any Language
Contemporary Religious Writings on Love
Loyalty: The Calling of the People of God
Understanding Our Fundamental Nature
Ahimsa: The Path of Harmlessness
The Incarnation
Agapeistic Ethics
Philia
Kenotic Creation and Divine Action
Kenosis: Gender Connotations
Love in Islam
The Physics of Altruism
Ethics, Cosmology, and Theories of God
The Biology of Altruism
Evolutionary Ethics
The Selfish Gene: Excerpts
The Robustness of Reciprocity
Getting Along
Bentham's Corpse
The Four Paths to Cooperation
Altruism in the Social Sciences
Affect and Prosocial Responding
Aversive-Arousal Reduction
Triangulating Love
Saving Others: Was It Opportunity or Character?
Progress through Love

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×