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Published by Templeton Foundation Press in West Conshohocken .
Written in English


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ISBN 10193203160X, 1599470160

"Altogether, the book is a highly interesting read on diverse perspectives on the topic of altruistic love.[T]his collection of essays comes a long way in making a case for unselfish behavior that is as much grounded in cogent philosophical analysis as it is informed by modern evolutionarytheory."--Human Nature Review, "This comprehensive overview of current .   What is altruism? Put simply, it's the wish that other people may be happy. And, says Matthieu Ricard, a happiness researcher and a .

Stephen G. Post is a professor in the Department of Bioethics at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. President of the Institute for Research on Unlimited Love, he has studied altruism and unselfish love for three decades .   Sympathetic or moral concerns promote altruism, when they do, primarily because they lead to caring about the positive welfare of others (Batson et al., ). Crucially, it is this caring that is the most direct determinant of altruism (Nichols, ). Love probably provides the paradigm example of caring about the positive welfare of others.

This research, led by Michael Platt, is another piece of the puzzle as neuroscientists search for the roots of charity, altruism and other social behaviors in our species and others. Research on Altruism and Love is a compendium of annotated bibliographies reviewing literature and research studies on the nature of love. An essay introduces each of the annotated bibliographies. A variety of literature either directly related to science-and-love issues or supporting literature for those issues is covered in the Religious Love Interfaces with Science .


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Research on Altruism and Love is a compendium of annotated bibliographies reviewing literature and research studies on the nature of love. An essay introduces each of the annotated bibliographies. A variety of literature either directly related to science-and-love issues or supporting literature for those issues is covered in the Religious Love Interfaces with Science Cited by: Research on Altruism and Love is a compendium of annotated bibliographies reviewing literature and research studies on the nature of essay introduces each of the annotated bibliographies.

A variety of literature either directly related to science-and-love issues or supporting literature for those issues is covered in the Religious Love Interfaces with Science.

Robert Frost once wrote, “Something there is that doesn't love a wall. ” We would like to thank the John Templeton Foundation for the courage and vision to Research on Altruism and Love book such a wide group of scholars from various disciplines on the topics of altruism, love, empathy, and compassion in a dialogue that overcomes walls of division.

The concept of altruism, or disinterested concern for another's welfare, has been discussed by everyone from theologians to psychologists to biologists. In this book, evolutionary, neurological, developmental, psychological, social, cultural, and religious aspects of altruistic behavior are examined.

It is a collaborative examination of one of humanity's essential and defining. Request PDF | OnStephen G. Post and others published Altruism and Altruistic Love: Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue | Find. Research On Altruism & Love [Stephen Post, Jeffrey Schloss, Michael McCullough and Byron Johnson].

Research on Altruism and Love is a compendium of annotated bibliographies reviewing literature and research studies on the nature of love. An essay int. Research on Altruism and Love is a compendium of annotated bibliographies reviewing literature and research studies on the nature of love.

An essay introduces each of the annotated bibliographies. A variety of literature either directly related to science-and-love issues or supporting literature for those issues is covered in the Religious Love.

Based on solid scientific research, he brings the well-known concept of “planetary boundaries” to explain the magnitude of the current planetary challenges. The fifth part of the book is devoted to discuss the basis of a future altruistic society.

Altruism is a dense encyclopaedic and documented work that demands deep study and reflection/5(59). Altruism is acting out of concern for another’s well-being. Often, people behave altruistically when they see others in desperate circumstances and feel empathy and a desire to help.

The book contains topic range from liberal altruism until Compassionate love (the deepest form of Altruism). I think that book is great reference for anyone studying about Altruism. Read this book on Questia. Explorations in Altruistic Love and Behavior: A Symposium, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Explorations in Altruistic Love and Behavior: A Symposium ().

Read here ?book= [PDF] Research On Altruism & Love Download Full Ebook. This anthology brings together for the first time leading essays and book chapters from theologians, philosophers, and scientists on their research relating to ethics, altruism, and love.

Because the general consensus today is that scholarship in moral theory requires empirical research, the arguments of the leading scholars presented in this book will be particularly. (And if you love this topic, don’t forget the classic book on self-compassion research, a wonderful companion to Sharon’s work, Self-Compassion By Dr.

Kristin Neff) Into the Magic Shop: This moving NY Times bestseller by a Stanford neurosurgeon that just came out in paperback will leave you deeply inspired. (p) Concluding Summary (p) Concluding Summary. Future Research Needs on Altruism and Altruistic Love.

Source: Altruism and Altruistic Love Author(s): Stephen G. Post Lynn G. Underwood Publisher: Oxford University Press. The Science of Compassionate Love is an interdisciplinary volume that presents cutting-edge scholarship on the topics of altruism and compassionate love.

The book Adopts a social science approach to understanding compassionate love Emphasizes positive features of social interaction Encourages the appropriate expression of compassionate love both to those in intimate.

Altruism is when we act to promote someone else’s welfare, even at a risk or cost to ourselves. Though some believe that humans are fundamentally self-interested, recent research suggests otherwise: Studies have found that people’s first impulse is to cooperate rather than compete; that toddlers spontaneously help people in need out of a genuine concern for.

The second half of the book is completely irrelevant to altruism and is just a collection of research on how we can It just goes on and on, my friends. Ricard is ultimately unconvincing, but he makes some great observations on happiness/5.

"Altruistic love was associated with greater happiness in general and especially with more marital happiness," concludes Tom Smith of the National Opinion Research Center at the University of.

Compassionate love, sometimes also called altruistic love, has been a topic of scientific interest and research since the is also closely related to the construct of unlimited love that has been expounded by Stephen G. sionate love refers to love that "centers on the good of the other" (p.

3, Underwood, ).It is distinct from altruism, compassion, and romantic love. Altruism refers to any behavior that is designed to increase another person’s welfare, and particularly those actions that do not seem to provide a direct reward to the person who performs them (Batson, Ahmad, & Stocks, ; Dovidio, Piliavin, Schroeder, & Penner, ; Penner, Dovidio, Piliavin, & Schroeder, ).

Rather than being the exception to the Author: Charles Stangor, Hammond Tarry, Rajiv Jhangiani. The Science of Compassionate Love is an interdisciplinary volume that presents cutting-edge scholarship on the topics of altruism and compassionate love.

The book. Adopts a social science approach to understanding compassionate love; Emphasizes positive features of social interaction. The author of the international bestseller Happiness makes a passionate case for altruism — and why we need it now more than ever.

In Happiness, Matthieu Ricard demonstrated that true happiness is not tied to fleeting moments or sensations, but is an enduring state of soul rooted in mindfulness and compassion for he turns his lens from the personal to 5/5(1).