Passions Within Reason: The Strategic Role of the Emotions
The Me generation has justified itself by appealing to social scientists who see selfishness as the only rational basis for action. But what are we to make of selfless acts in business, personal life, even politics? In this provocative book, Robert Frank shows us that looking out for Number One may require that we look out for others, too.
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Review: Passions Within ReasonsUser Review - Iworld1991 - Goodreads
Human emotions play roles in social interactions. Evolutionary perspective is rather helpful demystifying the complex human motivations system. Read full review
Review: Passions Within ReasonsUser Review - Heather Browning - Goodreads
Even though I had to read this for an essay, I found I enjoyed it. Frank's account of emotions as evolved mechanisms for motivating human co-operating makes sense, and his style is simple and readable ... Read full review