The Social Psychology of Good and Evil

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CONTENTS
1. Introduction and Overview Arthur G. Miller 1
I. CONCEPTUAL PERSPECTIVES ON GOOD AND EVIL
2. A Situationist Perspective on the Psychology of Evil: Understanding How Good People Are Transformed into Perpetrators Philip G. Zimbardo 21
3. Basic Human Needs, Altruism, and Aggression Ervin Staub 51
4. Four Roots of Evil Roy F. Baumeister and Kathleen D. Vohs 85
5. The Evolution of Evil Joshua D. Duntley and David M. Buss 102
II. HARMING OTHERS: CONTEXTS, CAUSES, AND IMPLICATIONS
6. What's in a Category?: Responsibility, Intent, and the Avoidability of Bias against Outgroups Susan T. Fiske 127
7. Contemporary Racial Bias: When Good People Do Bad Things John F. Dovidio, Samuel L. Gaertner, Jason A. Nier, Kerry Kawakami, and Gordon Hodson 141

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