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Altruism in humans

Author: C Daniel Batson
Publisher: New York, NY [etc.] : Oxford University Press, cop. 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Authored by the world's preeminent scholar on altruism, this landmark work is an authoritative scholarly resource on the theory surrounding altruism and its potential contribution to better  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Daniel Batson
ISBN: 0195341066 9780195341065
OCLC Number: 743041930
Description: vi, 329 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; Part I: A Theory of Altruistic Motivation ; 1. The Empathy-Altruism Hypothesis ; 2. Antecedents of Empathic Concern ; 3. Behavioral Consequences of Empathy-Induced Altruism ; Part II: Empirical Evidence ; 4. Turning to Experiments ; 5. Testing the Empathy-Altruism Hypothesis ; 6. Two Further Challenges to the Empathy-Altruism Hypothesis ; Part III: Altruism in Action ; 7. Benefits of Empathy-Induced Altruism ; 8. Liabilities ; 9. Toward a Pluralism of Prosocial Motives-and a More Humane Society ; Summary and Conclusion ; References
Responsibility: C. Daniel Batson.

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I believe that Altruism in Humans is a momentous work that comes after Batson's retirement and will stand as the hallmark of his career. * PsycCRITIQUES *

 
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