Books

Axelrod, R. 1984. The Evolution of Cooperation. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Baars, B.J. 1997. In The Theater of Consciousness: The Workspace of the Mind. New York, NY: Oxford Univ. Press.

Barkow, J., Cosmides, L., & Tooby, J. (Eds.). 1992. The Adapted Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture . New York, NY: Oxford Univ. Press.

Baum, E. 2006. What Is Thought? MIT Press.

Chomsky, N. 1986. Knowledge of Language: Its Nature, Origin, and Use. New York, NY: Praeger Publishers.

Damasio, A. 2003. Looking for Spinoza. Orlando, FL: Harcourt.
__________ 1994. Descartes’ Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain. New York: Putnam.

Dawkins, R. 1976. The Selfish Gene. London: Oxford Univ. Press.

Dworkin, Ronald. 2011. Justice for Hedgehogs. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press/Harvard Univ. Press.

de Garis, H. 2005. The Artilect War: Cosmists Vs. Terrans. Palm Springs, CA: ETC Publications.

Dowd, M. 2008. Thank God for Evolution: How the Marriage of Science and Religion Will Transform Your Life and Our World. New York, NY: Viking.

Dunbar, R. 1998. Grooming, Gossip, and the Evolution of Language. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press.

Gilligan, C. 1982. In a Different Voice. Harvard Univ. Press.

Hall, J. 2007. Beyond AI: Creating the Conscience of the Machine. Prometheus Books.

Harris, Sam. 2010. The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values. Free Press.

Hauser, M. 2006. Moral Minds: How Nature Designed Our Universal Sense of Right and Wrong. New York, NY: HarperCollins/Ecco.

Hofstadter, D. 2007. I Am A Strange Loop. Basic Books.
____________ 1985. Metamagical Themas: Questing for the Essence of Mind and Pattern. Basic Books.
____________ 1979. Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid. Basic Books.

Kahneman, Daniel. 2011. Thinking, Fast and Slow.  Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

Kohlberg, L; Levine, C.; and Hewer, A. 1983. Moral Stages: A Current Formulation and a Response to Critics. Basel, Switzerland: S. Karger AG.

Lakoff, George. 2009. The Political Mind: A Cognitive Scientist’s Guide to Your Brain and Its Politics. Penguin Press.

Maynard Smith, J., and Szathmary, E. 1997. The Major Transitions in Evolution. Oxford, UK: Oxford Univ. Press.

Minsky, M. 2006. The Emotion Machine: Commonsense Thinking, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of the Human Mind. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.
_________ 1987. The Society of Mind. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

Pernar, Stefan. 2008. Jame5: A Tale of Good and Evilhttp://www.jame5.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/jame5_a4.pdf

Pinker, S. 2007. The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature. New York, NY: Viking/Penguin Group.
________ 2011. The Better Angels of Our Nature. New York, NY: Viking Adult
________ 2002. The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature. New York, NY: Viking
________ 1997. How The Mind Works. W. W. Norton & Company
________ 1994. The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language. William Morrow & Co

Rappaport, R. 1999. Ritual and Religion in the Making of Humanity. Cambridge University Press.

Rawls, J. 1971. A Theory of Justice. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press.
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Ridley, M. 1996. The Origins of Virtue. Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin.

Scanlon, T. 1998. What We Owe to Each Other. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press/Harvard Univ. Press.

Singer, P. 1993. Practical Ethics. Cambridge Univ. Press.

Tomasello, M. 2009. Why We Cooperate. MIT Press.
___________ 2008. Origins of Human Communication. Bradford Books.
___________ 2003. Constructing a Language: A Usage-Based Theory of Language Acquisition. Harvard Univ. Press

de Waal, F. 2009. The Age of Empathy: Nature’s Lessons for a Kinder Society. New York, NY: Harmony Books/Random House.
_________ 2006. Primates and Philosophers: How Morality Evolved. Princeton Univ. Press.
_________ 1996. Good Natured: The Origins of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press.

Wallach, W. & Allen, C. 2008. Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right from Wrong. New York, NY: Oxford Univ. Press.

Wilson, E. O. 1975. Sociobiology. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press.

Wilson, J. 1993. The Moral Sense. New York: Free Press.

Wright, R. 2000. Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny. New York: Vintage.
________ 1994. The Moral Animal: Why We Are, the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology . New York: Pantheon.

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Responses

  1. The http://ethics-etc.com/ blog has a great bookcase.

  2. i’m just listening to Gerald Gaus, “The Order of Public Reason: A Theory of Freedom and Morality in a Diverse and Bound World”

    http://newbooksinphilosophy.com/2011/07/05/gerald-gaus-the-order-of-public-reason-a-theory-of-freedom-and-morality-in-a-diverse-and-bound-world-cambridge-up-2010/

  3. Hi there , I am making a forum and your articles would fit the context good. Am I allowed to link back to think article for my readers?

    • Yes. Please *do* link back (that’s what bloggers live for ;-).


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