Erol Akcay (UPenn), John A. Ferejohn (NYU), and James D. Fearon, Joan Roughgarden, and Barry R. Weingast (Stanford): Biological Institutions: The Political Science of Animal Cooperation. From Metapsychology, Robert William Fischer reviews Cooperation and Its Evolution, ed. Kim Sterelny, Richard Joyce, Brett Calcott, and Ben Fraser; and William Simkulet reviews The Connected Self: The Ethics and Governance of the Genetic Individual by Heather Widdows. Is morality hardwired? Laura Miller reviews Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil by Paul Bloom (and more). Did God make these babies moral? Paul Bloom on how Intelligent Design's oldest attack on evolution is as popular as ever. Science proves Louis C.K. is right: New studies show the "equality bias" in kids turns out to be a lot like a famous Louis CK joke about kids and toys. Beyond the paleo: Allen Buchanan and Russell Powell on how our morality may be a product of natural selection, but that doesn’t mean it's set in stone. David Dobbs on the social life of genes: Your DNA is not a blueprint — day by day, week by week, your genes are in a conversation with your surroundings; and on how the selfish gene is one of the most successful science metaphors ever invented — unfortunately, it’s wrong (and more). Selfish genes made me do it (and part 2). Survival of the selfish: Kyle O'Shea on natural selection and the myth of altruism. Why can't we all just get along? Robert Wright on the uncertain biological basis of morality. Kathy Benjamin on 5 unfortunate biases hard coded into your DNA.

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