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User Review  - jensenmk82 - LibraryThing

De Waal shows that empathy in animals is well-established and is chiefly interested in exploring how it functions. From the average reader's point of view, Chapter 7 is the most interesting, where the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Citizenjoyce - LibraryThing

This is a clearly written, easily read report of animal studies that show empathy to be an evolutionary necessary, and basic attribute of humanity. Written after the current financial collapse, DeWall ... Read full review

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User Review  - Narboink - LibraryThing

This is the first book I’ve read by Frans de Waal. It is written in simple, accessible language and is positively stuffed with provocative ideas and anecdotal stories. The premise, that empathetic ... Read full review


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