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Embracing the other : philosophical, psychological, and historical perspectives on altruism

Author: Pearl M Oliner; et al
Publisher: New York [etc.] : New York University Press, cop. 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text emerged primarily as a response to recent research on a manifestation of real-life altruism, namely to recent studies of non-Jewish rescuers of Jews during World War II. The book addresses  Read more...

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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pearl M Oliner; et al
ISBN: 0814761755 9780814761755
OCLC Number: 807689332
Notes: Ponències presentades a la conferència Theoretical and social implications of rescuing people in extreme situations: another look at altruism, celebrada a Radziejowice, Polònia, el juny de 1989.
Description: XIII, 460 p.
Responsibility: edited by Pearl M. Oliner ... [et al.].

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"Intelligently addresses several of the most important unresolved issues and controversies about altruism." --The Journal of Politics

 
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