The Evolution of Virtue, Altruism, and Shame

May 10, 2012

Hour 2:           How did humans develop a moral sense and why do people engage in self-sacrifice and altruism? We’ll talk this hour with Christopher Boehm [1], Director of the Jane Goodall Research Center and Professor of Anthropology and Biological Sciences at the University of Southern California. His new book is “Moral Origins: The Evolution of Virtue, Altruism, and Shame” (Basic Books, 2012).

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[1] Christopher Boehm: http://dornsife.usc.edu/cf/faculty-and-staff/faculty.cfm?pid=1003114

[2] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/152677705/KERA_152677705.mp3

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