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

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De Waal (psychology, Emory Univ.; director, Living Links Ctr., Yerkes National Primate Research Ctr.) began his distinguished scientific career studying the brutal power struggles in chimpanzee ... Read full review

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

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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  - S. Collingwood - Goodreads

Highest marks for this book. Uses examples from the animal world to reflect on human motivations. Energizing and optimistic. Read full review

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

User Review  - Heather Denkmire - Goodreads

There were so many variations on qualities related to empathy, it was a little overwhelming. Overall, though, the key point I appreciated was that empathy began (as did the more studied aggression and ... Read full review

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

User Review  - JD - Goodreads

A rewarding read, especially for those who wish to reach a reasonable middle ground between the half-truths of both the economically ignorant "collectivists" and the self-righteously greedy "social Darwinists". Read full review


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