Joshua Greene – Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them

Joshua Greene – Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them

A defense of utilitarianism that is actually far more interesting for its insights on evolutionary psychology. The brain has evolved some surprising methods for getting along with others—or not getting along. Greene also explores how they apply in a modern world so different from the hunter-gatherer world we have only recently escaped, from politics to everyday life.

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