Optimism: The Biology of Hope

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Kodansha International, 1979 - Social Science - 318 pages
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Stretching read for me. Connects our chemical make up to how we view life depending on the presence or absence of said chemicals and why from an evolutionary stand point either and the range between would be beneficial in a social group. Read full review


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About the author (1979)

Dr. Lionel Tiger is the Charles Darwin Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University and author of nine books, including "The Imperial Animal" (with Robin Fox), "Optimism: The Biology of Hope, The Pursuit of Pleasure, "and "Men in Groups."

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