The Brighter Side Of Human Nature

Altruism And Empathy In Everyday Life

Trade Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780465007585

USD: $19.99  /  CAD: $24.99

ON SALE: May 21st 1992

Genre: Nonfiction / Psychology


Drawing from hundreds of studies in half a dozen fields, The Brighter Side of Human Nature makes a powerful case that caring and generosity are just as natural as selfishness and aggression. This lively refutation of cynical assumptions about our species considers the nature of empathy and the causes of war, why we (incorrectly) explain all behavior in terms of self-interest, and how we can teach children to care.

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