Moral Minds

Moral Minds

How Nature Designed Our Universal Sense of Right and Wrong

Book - 2006
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An intellectual exploration of the psychology and biology of morals argues that the human race has evolved a universal moral instinct that unconsciously guides individual and collective beliefs about what is right and wrong.
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060780708
0060780703
Branch Call Number: 171.7 H376m 2006
Characteristics: xx, 489 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Mar 10, 2017

"The author was found guilty by a panel of his peers of multiple counts of scientific misconduct. As such much of his writing is riddled with dubious claims based."

Although it is true that the author has been accused of scientific misconduct and fabricated data in his experiments, I think the author's works should be treated on a case-by-case basis. If his writing in the book is indeed riddled with "dubious" claims, then the claims should manifest themselves due to the lack of credible references. Keep in mind that other authors don't always cite sources either, so we must be wary of their claims too. Dr. Lustig's Fat Chance is one of them. He brings up some pretty interesting claims in his book (I read the e-book version), and apparently there are no sources/references to back him up. I sometimes wonder where he gets his knowledge about the fat toddlers study.

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nat_latos
Dec 13, 2011

The author was found guilty by a panel of his peers of multiple counts of scientific misconduct. As such much of his writing is riddled with dubious claims based.

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