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The Bonobo and the Atheist: In Search of Humanism Among the Primates

Frans de Waal - Science - 2013 - 304 pages
In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human morality is not imposed from above but instead comes ...
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The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

Frans de Waal - Psychology - 2009 - 304 pages
In this thought-provoking book, the acclaimed author of Our Inner Ape examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans. Are we our brothers ...
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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 - 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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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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Le bonobo, Dieu et nous

Frans De Waal - Philosophy - 2013 - 372 pages
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Evolved Morality: The Biology and Philosophy of Human Conscience

Frans de Waal - Science - 2014 - 276 pages
Morality is often defined in opposition to the natural "instincts," or as a tool to keep those instincts in check. New findings in neuroscience, social psychology, animal ...
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