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Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains why We are who We are

Frans de Waal - Science - 2006 - 288 pages
Argues that such social virtues as cooperation, empathy, and morality are as genetically inherent as aggressive and competitive behaviors, drawing on research with two ape ...
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The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

Frans de Waal, Frans B. M. Waal - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 289 pages
In this thoroughly engaging book, leading primatologist and thinker Frans de Waal offers a heartening, illuminating new perspective on human nature. Bringing together his ...
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Natural Conflict Resolution

Filippo Aureli, Frans B. M. Waal - Psychology - 2000 - 409 pages
"Filippo Aureli and Frans De Waal have succeeded in cross-fertilizing fields as disparate as ethology and medieval law to create a rich new field of research -- natural ...
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Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex Among Apes

Frans de Waal - Nature - 2000 - 235 pages
"Precise but eminently readable and indeed exciting... This excellent book achieves the dual goal which eludes so many writers about animal behavior -- it will both fascinate ...
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Bonobo: The Forgotten Ape

Frans Lanting - Nature - 1997 - 210 pages
Describes the habits and behavior of the bonobo, the ape believed to be biologically closest to humans, which has an egalitarian, female-dominant society based on broad sexual ...
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Coalitions and Alliances in Humans and Other Animals

Alexander H. Harcourt, Frans B. M. Waal - Philosophy - 1992 - 531 pages
This book explores in detail how and why animals, including humans, cooperate with one another in conflicts with other members of their own species, and examines the difference ...
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Primates and Philosophers: How Morality Evolved

Frans de Waal - Science - 2009 - 232 pages
Can virtuous behavior be explained by nature, and not by human rational choice? "It's the animal in us," we often hear when we've been bad. But why not when we're good ...
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