The Compassionate Beast: The Scientific Inquiry into Human Altruism

The Compassionate Beast: The Scientific Inquiry into Human Altruism

by Morton Hunt
     
 

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Genetic inheritance, learned behavior and feelings of guilt and personal satisfaction all contribute to a person's capacity for selfless behavior from politeness to heroism, says Hunt. ``This entertaining, optimistic book on the paradox of altruism . . . will be of particular interest to readers who serve as volunteers,'' said PW. (Oct.)

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ISBN-13:
9780385418591
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/1991
Edition description:
1st Anchor Books ed
Pages:
288

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