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Four things we need to know about extreme self-sacrifice

Abstract:

A comprehensive explanation of extreme self-sacrifice would ideally clarify not only the proximate mechanisms leading to this behaviour, but also its developmental origins, its functions (if any), and its history. The theoretical framework set out in my target article has something to say about all of these dimensions, and many of the criticisms raised in the commentaries can therefore be addressed under those four main headings. In my response, I also discuss a set of proposals for further e...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1017/s0140525x1800208x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SAME
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
ORCID:
0000-0001-6935-6724
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Behavioral and Brain Sciences Journal website
Volume:
41
Pages:
e222
Publication date:
2018-12-27
Acceptance date:
2018-12-20
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-1825
ISSN:
0140-525X
Pubs id:
pubs:977346
URN:
uri:ab9022c3-04c6-4cc4-a82a-bb2dedecaf81
UUID:
uuid:ab9022c3-04c6-4cc4-a82a-bb2dedecaf81
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pubs:977346
Language:
English

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