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The Age of Empathy (Library Edition): Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

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Is it really human nature to stab one another in the back in our climb up the corporate ladder? Competitive, selfish behavior is often explained away as instinctive, thanks to evolution and "survival of the fittest," but, in fact, humans are equally hard-wired for empathy.

Using research from the fields of anthropology, psychology, animal behavior, and neuroscience, Frans de Waal brilliantly argues that humans are group animals—highly cooperative, sensitive to injustice, and mostly peace-loving—just like other primates, elephants, and dolphins. This revelation has profound implications for everything from politics to office culture.

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An engrossing, lucid exploration of the origins of human morality that challenges our most basic assumptions, from the world's leading primatologist.

Synopsis:

An engrossing, lucid exploration of the origins of human morality that challenges our most basic assumptions, from the world's leading primatologist.

Synopsis:

An engrossing, lucid exploration of the origins of human morality that chal

About the Author

ALAN SKLAR has narrated over 75 audiobooks and earned numerous awards for his work. He has also provided the voice for thousands of corporate and medical videos, as well as many radio and TV commercials. He lives with his wife in New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400143559
Subtitle:
Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society
Author:
De Waal, Frans
Narrated by:
Sklar, Alan
Narrated:
Sklar, Alan
Author:
Waal, Frans
Author:
Sklar, Alan
Author:
de Waal, Frans
Author:
Waal, Frans De
Publisher:
Tantor Audio
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - Mammals
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
General science
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Library - Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20091006
Binding:
CD-audio
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.4 x 6.7 x 0.9 in 0.7 lb
Media Run Time:
510

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Anthropology » General
Reference » Science Reference » Philosophy of Science
Science and Mathematics » Biology » Zoology » Mammals

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