Explorations in altruistic love and behavior
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Explorations in altruistic love and behavior a symposium by Pitirim Aleksandrovich Sorokin

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English


  • Altruism

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Includes bibliographies

SeriesPublications of the Harvard Research Center in Altruistic Integration and Creativity
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 353 p.
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14618116M
LC Control Number50011164

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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 characteristics :oso//. 中文名 索罗金 外文名 Pitirim A. Sorokin 国 籍 美籍俄裔 出生日期 年1月21日 逝世日期 年2月10日 职 业 社会学家 主要成就 美国哈佛大学第一位社会学系主任   This would be an altruistic behavior, some might even say an unselfish act of kindness. This is an extreme example but altruistic behaviors happen all the time. For example, being involved charity work by giving time or money are considered altruistic ://   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 rule, recent research seems to

  ALTRUISM. The term altruism was coined by the French philosopher and sociologist Auguste Comte ( – ). Derived from the Italian word altrui, meaning "to others" or "of others," "altruism" was introduced as an antonym for "egoism" to refer to the totality of other-regarding instincts in humans. The new terms altruism, altruist, and altruistic provided nineteenth-century thinkers with a /philosophy/philosophy-terms-and-concepts/altruism.   Kirjandus Jeff Levin, Berton H. Kaplan, The sorokin multidimensional inventory of love experience (): development, validation, and religious determinants, Review of Religious Research, nr 51, nr 4, lk , Pitirim Sorokin, The Ways and Power of Love: Types, Factors, and Techniques of Moral Transformation., Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press (). With D.S. Gove. (In his EXPLORATIONS IN ALTRUISTIC LOVE AND BEHAVIOR. Boston: P) “Notes on the interdependence of philosophy and sociology,” Revue internationale de philosophie, no 13 (juil, ), “Preface.” (In his EXPLORATIONS IN ALTRUISTIC LOVE AND BEHAVIOR. Boston: P.v-vi)   Altruism is the principle and moral practice of concern for happiness of other human beings or animals, resulting in a quality of life both material and is a traditional virtue in many cultures and a core aspect of various religious traditions and secular worldviews, though the concept of "others" toward whom concern should be directed can vary among cultures and ://