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Paperback | $7.75 Short | £6.95 | 355 pp. | 6 x 8.9 in | September 1998 | ISBN: 9780262661430
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Human Evolution, Reproduction, and Morality


In the first volume of his ambitious trilogy, Petrinovich brings concepts from evolutionary biology, neurophysiology, and cognitive science to bear on such controversial issues as contraception, abortion, infanticide, new reproductive technologies, and fetal tissues research. Although he bases the discussion on extensive scholarly research, he does not hesitate to take a strong position on moral issues.(Published in cloth by Plenum Press, 1995)

About the Author

Lewis Petrinovich is Professor of Psychology Emeritus at the

University of California, Riverside. He is the author of Human

Evolution, Reproduction, and Morality
and Living and Dying

(MIT Press, 1998).