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The Evolution of Moral Progress. A Biocultural Theory

Allen Buchanan and Russell Powell: The Evolution of Moral Progress. A Biocultural Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. Hardcover (ISBN 9780190868413), € 30. 440 + Xiv Pp.

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Frick, ML. The Evolution of Moral Progress. A Biocultural Theory. Ethic Theory Moral Prac 22, 255–257 (2019).

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