Book Launch: The Evolution of Moral Progress: A Biocultural Theory
Friday, 15 June 2018, 5.30pm to 6.45pm
Seminar Room 1, Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BDBook your place online
Professor Allen Buchanan, James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy; Professor of Law (Duke University); Dr Russell Powell, Assistant Professor of Philosophy (Boston University); Professor Julian Savulescu (University of Oxford); Dr Ellen Clarke (University of Leeds); Dr Tom Douglas (University of Oxford).
All are welcome to attend the book launch for Allen Buchanan and Russell Powell's book 'The Evolution of Moral Progress: A Biocultural Theory' due to be published by Oxford University Press later this year. To be followed by a drinks reception. Further details to follow shortly.
- Contributes to the contemporary literature on human rights by showing how the modern human rights movement exemplifies the most important gains in inclusivity, how fragile its achievements may be, and why it occurred when it did.
- Provides a thoroughly interdisciplinary perspective, drawing on evolutionary biology, evolutionary psychology and anthropology, history, sociology, and social moral epistemology.
- Explains a sophisticated theory of moral progress in clear, accessible language
Find more about the book on the Oxford University Press website.