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The heart of altruism : perceptions of a common humanity

Author: Kristen Renwick Monroe
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1996.
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This text seeks to lay the groundwork for a social theory receptive to altruism, by examining the experiences described by altruists themselves. It aims to show that some social theories may account  Read more...

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Monroe, Kristen R., 1946-
Heart of altruism.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1996
(DLC) 95039585
(OCoLC)33667376
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kristen Renwick Monroe
ISBN: 1400812739 9781400812738 0691043558 9780691043555 9781400821921 1400821924
OCLC Number: 51580408
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 292 pages)
Contents: pt. 1. The importance of altruism --
pt. 2. Narratives : from self-interest to altruism --
pt. 3. Traditional explanations for altruism --
pt. 4. The altruistic perspective.
Responsibility: Kristen Renwick Monroe.
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"Analytically brilliant and extremely moving. [Monroe's] case studies are gripping and her demonstration of the actual existence of altruism, in contrast to self-interested behavior. . ., is wholly Read more...

 
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