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The Science of SympathyMorality, Evolution, and Victorian Civilization

The Science of Sympathy: Morality, Evolution, and Victorian Civilization

Rob Boddice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040580
eISBN:
9780252099021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040580.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In his Descent of Man, Charles Darwin placed sympathy at the crux of morality in civilized society. His idea buttressed the belief that white, upper-class, educated men deserved their sense of ... More

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