On Aggression (Google eBook)

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Routledge, Jul 8, 2005 - Social Science - 320 pages
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Hugely controversial on publication, this is an insightful and characteristically entertaining survey of animal behaviour and the evolution of aggression throughout the animal world.
  

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User Review  - Ant - Goodreads

One of the books I read for uni and fell in love with biology. Read full review

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User Review  - Tim Petersik - Goodreads

Much of what Lorenz had to say here has since been contradicted by science, but this book really makes you think about the biological function of aggression and its inhibition. Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD BY SIR JULIAN HUXLEY F R
INTRODUCTION
Prologue in the
CoralFishinthe Laboratory 3 What Aggression is Good
The Spontaneity of Aggression
Habit Ritual and Magic
The Great Parliament of Instincts
Behavioural Analogies to Morality
Social Organization without Love
Rats
The Bond
On the Virtue ofScientific Humility 13 Ecce Homo
Avowal of Optimism
RECOMMENDED BOOKS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX

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About the author (2005)

Konrad Lorenz (1903-89). Pioneering and world-renowned scientist of animal behaviour. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Psychology in 1973.

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