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What is altruism?

What is altruism? Benjamin Kerr 1, Peter Godfrey-Smith 2 and Marcus W. Feldman 3 1 Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, 100 Ecology, 1987 Upper Buford Circle, St Paul, MN 55108, USA 2 Philosophy Program RSSS, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200 ...

What is altruism?

What is altruism? Benjamin Ker r 1, Peter Godfrey-Smith 2 and Marcus W. Feldman 3 1 Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, 100 Ecology, 1987 Upper Buford Circle, St Paul, MN 55108, USA 2 Philosophy Program RSSS, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200 ...

Altruism by Stephen Stich, John M. Doris & Erica Roedder

To appear in The Handbook of Moral Psychology ed. by The Moral Psychology Research Group, Oxford University Press DRAFT - PLEASE DO NOT QUOTE WITHOUT PERMISSION - Last modified 11/2/08 by SPS Altruism by Stephen Stich, John M. Doris & Erica Roedder 1.

Altruism, Morality & Social Solidarity

Altruism, Morality & Social Solidarity 1 We all know situations in everyday life in which courage is sought to stand up for important personal and social values, to protect oneself, and to act on behalf of others: 1) Violence is threatening or used, or we meet other form of aggressiveness like ...

Altruism1 Neven Sesardic

REVIEW ARTICLE Altruism 1 Neven Sesardic 1 Introduction 2 Evolutionary altruism 2.1 Historical confusion 2.2 Averaging fallacy 3 Psychological altruism 3.1 Conceptual issues 3.2 Empirical issues 4 Conclusion 1Introduction The belief in the existence of genuine altruism is still widely regarded ...

Empathy-Induced Altruistic Motivation

Running head: EMAPTHY-INDUCED ALTRUISM Empathy-Induced Altruistic Motivation C. Daniel Batson Department of Psychology University of Kansas Draft of lecture/chapter for Inaugural Herzliya Symposium on "Prosocial Motives, Emotions, and Behavior," March 24-27, 2008.

NOT ALL ABOUT ME : ALTRUISM , PARTICIPATION ,

A BSTRACT Altruism refers to a willingness to pay a personal cost to make others better off. Past research has established a link between altruism and political participation, primarily among college students.

SELF-INTEREST, ALTRUISM, INCENTIVES, & AGENCY THEORY

SELF-INTEREST, ALTRUISM, INCENTIVES, & AGENCY THEORY Michael C. Jensen Harvard Business School mjensen@hbs.edu Abstract Many scholars, business people, policy makers, and religious leaders are suspicious of self-interest and incentives and often oppose the use of incentives to motivate managers ...

Media and Children's Aggression, Fear, and Altruism

Media and Children's Aggression, Fear, and Altruism VOL. 18 / NO. 1 / SPRING 2008 87 Media and Children's Aggression, Fear, and Altruism Barbara J. Wilson Summary Noting that the social and emotional experiences of American children today often heavily involve electronic media, Barbara Wilson ...

Modeling Altruism in Experiments

4 • since the stakes are small, ignore risk aversion, and identify direct utility with monetary payoffs • prior to start of play, players drawn independently from population with a distribution of altruism coefficients represented by a common cumulative distribution function.