Date: Tue, 6 Apr 1999 16:08:22 -0400
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I am interested in finding out more about the notion of 'care' as it has
been described in the evolutionary/behavioral biology literature.
Specifically, I seek historical accounts of evolutionary
reasons/developments of empathy, solicitude, love etc. I am not
in sociobiologicial accounts of kin selection or reciprocal altruism,
rather the more 'humanistic' types of care- as typified by feminist
theories in bioethics (ie, 'ethic of care'). Vernacular altruism
would be more along the lines of what I am interested in, however this
does not really capture the notion of care in a clinical setting.
Any comments or suggestions would be much appreciated.