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The Expansion and Refinement of the Moral Senses in the Human Species

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/9780199778232.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an account of how the primitive moral sense possessed by early humans and other primates evolved into the complex sense of morality possessed by modern humans. Mental ... More


Reframing Psychological Theories of Morality

Dennis L. Krebs

in Survival of the Virtuous: How We Became a Moral Animal

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197629482
eISBN:
9780197629512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197629482.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explains how evolutionary theory supplies a basis for expanding and refining psychological approaches to morality such as those espoused by social learning theorists, ... More


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