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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.

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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 chal

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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.

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ISBN:
9781400113552
Author:
De Waal, Frans
Publisher:
Tantor Media Inc
Read by:
Sklar, Alan
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Sklar, Alan
Author:
de Waal, Frans
Author:
Waal, Frans De
Author:
Sklar, Alan
Author:
Waal, Frans
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - Mammals
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
General-General
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General science
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Unabridged,Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English
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5.3 x 6.4 x 1.1 in 0.5 lb
Media Run Time:
510

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

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