A New Morality from Science: Beyondism


  • R. B. Cattell, University of Illinois, USA


Book information

  • Published: June 1973
  • Imprint: PERGAMON
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-017192-0

Table of Contents

(partial) Basic principles of an evolutionary ethics: Three gateways to the understanding of life. The origins of the present uncertainty and confusion. The basic logic of Beyondism. The moral directives derivable from the Beyondist goal: Among individuals in a community. Intergroup ethics. The impact of the Beyondist principles and the institutions required by them in the modern world: Psychological problems in human adjustment to the new morality. The departures of Beyondism from traditional and current ethical systems. The impact of evolutionary values on current socio-political practices. The integration of emotional life with progressive institutions.