Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil

Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil

by Paul Bloom


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307886842
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 11/12/2013
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.88(w) x 8.48(h) x 1.07(d)

About the Author

Paul Bloom is the Brooks and Suzanne Ragen Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science at Yale University. He is the author or editor of six books, including the acclaimed How Pleasure Works. He has won numerous awards for his research and teaching, and his scientific and popular articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Nature, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Science, Slate, The Best American Science Writing, and many other publications. He lives in New Haven with his wife and two sons. Visit his website at paulbloomatyale.com and follow him on Twitter at @paulbloomatyale.

Table of Contents

Preface 1
1 The Moral Life of Babies 7
2 Empathy and Compassion 33
3 Fairness, Status, and
Punishment 59
4 Others 101
5 Bodies 131
6 Family Matters 159
7 How to Be Good 187
Acknowledgments 219
Notes 223
Index 265

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Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book is roughly 150 of examples of studies done on babies and todlers and how the writer and others interprets the results. It was more of a research paper that jumped from topic to topic than a book with topics that blended well together.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago