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The Origin of the Moral Senses

Dennis L. Krebs

in The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199778232
eISBN:
9780199897261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778232.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter contains a classification of the moral senses and a speculative account of how they originated. It is suggested that a sense of duty originated in the emotional and motivational states ... More


Relationships, Stories, and Feminist Ethics

Anna L. Peterson

in Being Human: Ethics, Environment, and Our Place in the World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520226548
eISBN:
9780520926059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226548.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter explores the internal challenges to the established Western moral tradition launched by feminist and ecofeminist theories. It explains that feminism connects ethical ideas both to larger ... More


“Much the Same Desires as Men”: Sexual Behavior in the Human Female and the “American Woman”

Miriam G. Reumann

in American Sexual Character: Sex, Gender, and National Identity in the Kinsey Reports

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238350
eISBN:
9780520930049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238350.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Sexual behavior in the human male had created a public disturbance and made American sexual behavior a popular subject of discussion. While the first volume had created unprecedented coverage of ... More


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