Altruistic love

a study of American "good neighbors" and Christian saints.
  • 253 Pages
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Beacon Press , Boston
Altruism., Christian sa
SeriesPublications of the Harvard Research Center in Altruistic Integration and Creativity
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LC ClassificationsBJ1474 .S65
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 253 p.
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Open LibraryOL6069610M
LC Control Number50008042
OCLC/WorldCa302916

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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. 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 the/5.

Altruism and Altruistic Love Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue Stephen G.

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Post, Lynn G. Underwood, Jeffrey P. Schloss, and William B. Hurlbut. The concept of altruism, or disinterested concern for another's welfare, has been discussed by everyone from theologians to psychologists to biologists.

"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.

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).

Altruism and Altruistic Love: Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue - Kindle edition by Post, Stephen G., Underwood, Lynn G., Schloss, Jeffrey P., Hurlbut, William B. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Altruism and Altruistic Love: Science, Philosophy, and Religion 5/5(3). The concept of altruism, or disinterested concern for another's welfare, has been discussed by everyone from theologians to psychologists to biologists.

In this cutting edge book, evolutionary, neurological, developmental, psychological, social, cultural, and religious aspects of altruistic behavior are examined by renowned researchers.

The result is a collaborative and provocative 3/5(1). Books shelved as altruism: Altruistic love book Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Make a Difference by William MacAskill, The Selfish Gene by Richard Daw.

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 engage 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.

Altruistic love scores were higher for women who are homemakers than women who work outside the home. Men scored higher than women.

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"This may. 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 ().

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 Price: $ Define altruistic.

altruistic synonyms, altruistic pronunciation, altruistic translation, English dictionary definition of altruistic. Unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness.

'Martin Chuzzlewit' was a favorite book with him, and so was the 'Old Curiosity Shop.' No doubt a fancied affinity with Tom Pinch through. Altruistic individuals don’t despise how generous they are or wish that they catered more to themselves—instead, they embrace their selflessness and they love how it makes them feel.

These people like to do good for others. 4) You’re proactive. You don’t wait for the perfect opportunities to be selfless and help—you create them. Altruism & altruistic love: science, philosophy, & religion in dialogue. [Stephen Garrard Post; International Society for Science and Religion.;] -- (Publisher-supplied data) 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. Relatedly, current writings on "altruistic (or compassionate) love" (which correlates with sympathy; L.G. Underwood, ) and agape (altruistic love universalized to all humanity; Post, ) in.

With personal passion, historical evidence and great scientific detail, Matthieu Ricard's new book, "Altruism" makes a robust and passionate case for cultivating altruistic love and compassion as a means to benefit both our own lives and our society.

"Altruism is a state of mind. ALTRUISTIC LOVE. - this book lays the groundwork for an attempt at the scientific assessment of the general characteristics of the altruistic person, the how and why of love.

Through the usual research techniques of questionnaires, etc., better than a thousand ""good neighbors"" candidates were screened and a similar process applied to.

OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages 22 cm: Contents: Part I. American "good neighbors": 1. The need for positive emphasis The selection of our "good neighbors" Activities of "good neighbors" Opinions about good-neighborliness Sex distribution Age distribution Parental families Marital status and families Social, occupational.

The color wheel theory of love is an idea created by Canadian psychologist John Alan Lee that describes six styles of love, using several of the Latin and Greek words for introduced in his book Colours of Love: An Exploration of the Ways of Loving (), Lee defines three primary, three secondary and nine tertiary love styles, describing them in terms of the.

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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. Altruism (or selflessness) is concern for the well-being of others.

A truly altruistic act is something done completely for the benefit of another, without concern for the self.

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It usually involves sacrificing something (time, effort or possessions), with no expectation of receiving anything in return (including recognition for the act of giving).It is considered a virtue in many cultures and.

What is the Altruistic Movement. Altruistic, Autonomous Philosophy & William Eastwood Identity unlocks potential. When we want to help the world we are looking in all the wrong places to do so.

Basic misplaced values of civilization cause us to do more harm than good. The Altruistic Species is an ambitious attempt to explain altruism through the lenses of psychology, religion and evolutionary biology The Altruistic Species includes some interesting stories about people who have expressed remarkable acts of caring for others, which the authors explore in a thorough and sometimes pr0vocative manner.

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Sorokin. Boston: The Beacon Press, pp. Explorations in Altruistic Love and Behavior, A Symposium, edited by Pitirim A. Sorokin. Boston: The Beacon Press, pp. 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.

This chapter examines the associations between altruistic or unconditional love and physical health. It looks at the mind–body relationship and reviews recent research on the effects of negative emotions on medical outcomes, forming the basis for a model by which altruistic activities could indirectly influence physical health by modulating emotions.

Altruism and Altruistic Love () attempts to address the variety of approaches to this multidisciplinary issue. Stephen Post, a Science & Theology News columnist, and colleagues offer profound and inspiring essays that explore the way we think about human altruistic behavior."--Science & Theology News "My brief review cannot do justice to a 5/5(1).Request PDF | Altruistic Love, Resiliency, Health, and the Role of Medicine | This chapter reflects on the relationships between attachment, resiliency, altruism, and health within the background.The goal of the conference is to initiate creative thinking towards stimulating and promoting excellence in research into the phenomenon and interpretation of altruistic love.

The approach is highly integrative, linking the biological and social sciences with philosophical, ethical, and religious themes.