El primatólogo y la filósofa: tres ideas que comparten Frans de Waal y Mary Midgley

This paper explains the following three similarities between the thought of primatologist Frans de Waal and philosopher Mary Midgley: (a) rejection of Hobbesian contract theory, (b) emphasis on altruism in both the human and non-human animal realms as a basis for human ethics and (c) defense of anth...

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Main Author: Masís Iverson, Katherine
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2014
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/filosofia/article/view/13886
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/24876
Summary: This paper explains the following three similarities between the thought of primatologist Frans de Waal and philosopher Mary Midgley: (a) rejection of Hobbesian contract theory, (b) emphasis on altruism in both the human and non-human animal realms as a basis for human ethics and (c) defense of anthropomorphism in observations of feelings and behavior in non-human animals.