Psychology of Altruism


Helena Koppel (Editor)

Series: Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
BISAC: PSY013000

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the psychology of altruism. Topics discussed include the psychology of altruism as it relates to the problems of mechanism, egoism, and determinism; the evolution of feeling; and altruism and economic growth in an institutional theoretical perspective. (Imprint: Novinka )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


The Psychology of Altruism and the Problems of Mechanism, Egoism, and Determinism
(Edwin E. Gantt, Jeffrey S. Reber, Jordan D. Hyde, Brigham Young University, Department of Psychology, Provo, UT, USA)

The Evolution of Feeling
(Michael Slote, Philosophy Department, University of Miami, USA)

Altruism and Economic Growth in an Institutional Theoretical Perspective
(Guglielmo Forges Davanzati, Antonio Luigi Paolilli, University of Salento, Faculty of Political Sciences, Italy)


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