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Can anyone recommend a book on the origin and/or nature of human morality and ethics? Are all our morals the product of socialization?

What writers do you think handled this issue well?

What are your own personal thoughts on this topic?
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>>7621053
Nietzsche - Genealogy of Morals.
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>>7622939
Just because Judeo-Christian morals were born out of resentment does that necessarily mean they are of little value? Isn't that just mixing up cause and effect? Anybody care to answer?
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>>7621053
For an overview: Mark Timmons - Conduct and Character: Readings in Moral Theory
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https://www.google.ca/search?client=ubuntu&q=stanford%20encyclopedia%20of%20philosophy%20morality
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I mean, Camus and Kafka dont get at the roots of morality, but they're books are parables with commentary on ethics
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>>7622953
Basing morals on the assumption of an afterlife cripples them automatically. If they have some value it's a coincidence.
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>>7622939
This is the one you want to read first.
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>>7623180
lol
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>>7621053
Paine, Locke, Hobbes and Plato and everyone after them.
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