Concept/Content biological explanations of moral behavior / summary table
Information caption Biologists can explain morality on multiple levels. As genetic behavior, moral outcomes are explained alternately by kin selection or reciprocity. As a psychological motive or intent, morality is explained by open learning systems shaped by emotion and reasoning from experience. As a social system, morality is explained by mutual accountability among individuals or by selective interaction based on social information. Processes at each level provide a context in which the others function.
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Having now considered biological perspectives on morality on mutiple levels — behavioral genetics; neurophysiology and psychology; and sociality and communication — how might we summarize how biologists explain the complementary dimensions of moral behavior: moral outcomes, moral motives or intent, and moral systems? What concept is central to each of these explanations
Target Concept: Biologists can explain morality on multiple levels.

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Designer Douglas Allchin
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