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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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Sociobiology: The New Synthesis

Edward O. Wilson - Science - 2000 - 697 pages
View a collection of videos on Professor Wilson entitled "On the Relation of Science and the Humanities" Harvard University Press is proud to announce the re-release of the ...
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Good Natured

F. B. M. de Waal - Nature - 1996 - 296 pages
Waal shows how ethical behavior is as much a matter of evolution as any other trait.
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Chimpanzee Politics: Power and Sex Among Apes

Frans de Waal - Political Science - 2007 - 235 pages
The first edition of Frans de Waal's Chimpanzee Politics was acclaimed not only by primatologists for its scientific achievement but also by politicians, business leaders, and ...
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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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Peacemaking Among Primates

Frans de Waal - Science - 1990 - 294 pages
Examines how simians cope with aggression, and how they make peace after fights.
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Grooming, Gossip, and the Evolution of Language

Robin Dunbar - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 230 pages
What a big brain we have for all the small talk we make. It's an evolutionary riddle that at long last makes sense in this intriguing book about what gossip has done for our ...
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Fighting Words: The Origins of Religious Violence

Hector Avalos - Religion
Is religion inherently violent? If not, what provokes violence in the name of religion? Do we mischaracterize religion by focusing too much on its violent side?In this ...
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