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Obedience to Authority: The Unique Experiment That Challenged Human Nature(Perennial Classics Series)

Obedience to Authority: The Unique Experiment That Challenged Human Nature(Perennial Classics Series)

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by Stanley Milgram
     
 

ISBN-10: 006073728X

ISBN-13: 9780060737283

Pub. Date: 11/09/2004

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

In the 1960s Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram famously carried out a series of experiments that forever changed our perceptions of morality and free will. The subjects—or "teachers"—were instructed to administer electroshocks to a human "learner," with the shocks becoming progressively more powerful and painful. Controversial but now

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In the 1960s Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram famously carried out a series of experiments that forever changed our perceptions of morality and free will. The subjects—or "teachers"—were instructed to administer electroshocks to a human "learner," with the shocks becoming progressively more powerful and painful. Controversial but now strongly vindicated by the scientific community, these experiments attempted to determine to what extent people will obey orders from authority figures regardless of consequences. Obedience to Authority is Milgram's fascinating and troubling chronicle of his classic study and a vivid and persuasive explanation of his conclusions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060737283
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/09/2004
Series:
Perennial Classics Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.82(w) x 11.04(h) x 0.52(d)

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