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Altruism

Author: Niall Scott; Jonathan Seglow
Publisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2007.
Series: Concepts in the social sciences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title explores how we have come to be altruistic, and considers why it is important to remain altruistic, not just for the sake of others, but in order to maintain the fragile fabric of human society.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Niall Scott; Jonathan Seglow
ISBN: 9780335222506 0335222501 0335222498 9780335222490
OCLC Number: 166314915
Description: 153 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Altruism : a brief history --
Altruism, motives and morality --
Altruism and evolution --
The altruistic personality --
Altruism, giving and welfare --
Altruism : fundamental for a human future.
Series Title: Concepts in the social sciences.
Responsibility: Niall Scott, Jonathan Seglow.

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This accessible book is the first introduction to the idea of altruism. It explores how we have come to be altruistic, and considers why it is important to remain altruistic, not just for the sake of  Read more...

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by benhockenberry (WorldCat user on 2008-05-13)

Altruism : a brief history -- Altruism, motives and morality -- Altruism and evolution -- The altruistic personality -- Altruism, giving and welfare -- Altruism : fundamental for a human future.

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