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Review: The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

User Review  - Sean Brunett - Goodreads

Frans de Waal is a primatologist and ethologist at Emory University. In The Age of Empathy, he argues that empathy is an inherent biological trait, not only for humans, but for other species as well ... Read full review

Review: The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

User Review  - Morgan Blackledge - Goodreads

This book is really hard to rate. I liked this book and I love DeWaal so I feel like a dick for only giving it 3 stars, but there were so many cringeable moments that I can't in good conscious give it ... Read full review

Review: The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

User Review  - Derrick Trimble - Goodreads

Ok. I did not read this book. So why am I posting it as read? To remind myself not to check it out again. The title of the book, The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society, caught my ... Read full review

Review: The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

User Review  - Bobby - Goodreads

The Age of Empathy, now the third book by famed primatologist Frans De Waal I have read, visits some somewhat familiar territory among his writings, namely shared characteristics of some of humankind ... Read full review

Review: The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

I read this for our "science book club" meeting, and we all agreed that this book was not up to snuff. It was like they sat the author down in a comfy chair and said "Just start talking, we'll put ... Read full review

Review: The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

User Review  - Murali Behara - Goodreads

Indeed it is extraordinary how the horses and sled-dogs cooperate with each other and act in unison drawing the carriage or the sled at breakneck speeds, on cross-country pathways! Especially the ... Read full review

Review: The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

User Review  - Joy H. - Goodreads

Added 6/14/13. I enjoyed reading (via the audio version from audible.com) about the behavior of primates and how that behavior indicates that we, as well as primates, are born with an innate sense of ... Read full review

Review: The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

Chimps have it. Elephants have it. Wolves have it. De Waal suggests the reason we don't recognize that empathy imbues at least the mammalian world is because of the Western world's religious ... Read full review

Review: The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

User Review  - Lauragais - Goodreads

Frans de Waal and Tanja Singer - The book "The Age of Empathy" is a light in the dark - there is no justification treating another living creature in contemptuous ways. Tanja Singer proves that ... Read full review

Review: The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

User Review  - Kendra - Goodreads

I figured I haven't read a 'smart' book lately; One where it actually takes brain power and makes you think about what you are reading. And it was great. Yes, I did grab this book based on the chimps ... Read full review


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