Our Inner Ape

Our Inner Ape

Argues that such social virtues as cooperation, empathy, and morality are as genetically inherent as aggressive and competitive behaviors, drawing on research with two ape species whose DNA most closely resembles that of humans to explain how ape instincts can inform readers about human behavior. 25,000 first printing.

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Our Inner Ape
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Frans de Waal
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Riverhead Books (Hardcover)

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Pages: 298
Authors: Frans B. M. Waal
Categories: Bonobo
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One of the world's foremost primatologists explores what our two closest relatives in the animal kingdom - the chimpanzee and the bonobo - can tell us about the
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Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Frans de Waal
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-08-01 - Publisher: Penguin

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Visit the author's Web site at www.ourinnerape.com It’s no secret that humans and apes share a host of traits, from the tribal communities we form to our irre
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Religious Affects
Language: en
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Authors: Donovan O. Schaefer
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-21 - Publisher: Duke University Press

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Pages: 280
Authors: Frans de Waal
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-30 - Publisher: JHU Press

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The first edition of Frans de Waal's Chimpanzee Politics was acclaimed not only by primatologists for its scientific achievement but also by politicians, busine
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Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Nicola Hoggard Creegan
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Nicola Hoggard Creegan offers a compelling examination of the problem of evil in the context of animal suffering, disease, and extinction and the violence of th
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Pages: 416
Authors: Will Storr
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-02 - Publisher: Abrams

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“An intriguing odyssey” though the history of the self and the rise of narcissism (The New York Times). Self-absorption, perfectionism, personal branding—
The Age of Empathy
Language: en
Pages: 0
Authors: Frans de Waal
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-07 - Publisher: National Geographic Books

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In this thought-provoking book, the acclaimed author of Our Inner Ape examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans. Are
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Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Frans De Waal
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-08-05 - Publisher: Hachette UK

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