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Altruism : the power of compassion to change yourself and the world

Author: Matthieu Ricard; Charlotte Mandell; Sam Gordon
Publisher: New York ; Boston ; London : Back Bay Books, Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Back Bay paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Matthieu Ricard ... makes the passionate case for altruism - genuine concern for the well-being of others. Presenting a vision based on decades of firsthand experience and scientific studies, Matthieu Ricard reveals how altruism is the vital concept that can answer the main challenges of our time: economic inequality, life satisfaction, and environment sustainability ... Offering readers practical and inspiring  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthieu Ricard; Charlotte Mandell; Sam Gordon
ISBN: 9780316208239 031620823X
OCLC Number: 959938733
Description: xi, 849 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Plaidoyer pour l'altruisme.
Responsibility: Matthieu Ricard ; translated by Charlotte Mandell and Sam Gordon.

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"Matthieu Ricard ... makes the passionate case for altruism - genuine concern for the well-being of others. Presenting a vision based on decades of firsthand experience and scientific studies, Matthieu Ricard reveals how altruism is the vital concept that can answer the main challenges of our time: economic inequality, life satisfaction, and environment sustainability ... Offering readers practical and inspiring weays to develop their potential for compassion, Ricard reveals just how essential it is for personal, social, educational, economic and political change. There's an altruism revolution under way, and it just may be the saving grace for the 21st century"--Publisher's description.

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