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The moral molecule : the new science of what makes us good or evil

Author: Paul J Zak
Publisher: London : Bantam, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is morality universal? Why are men less faithful than women? Why do some businesses succeed while others collapse? If we have a natural impulse to empathise and care for each other, why are there  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul J Zak
ISBN: 9780593067499 0593067495 9781446465417 1446465411
OCLC Number: 774638261
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: The trust game: from short cons to the wealth of nations --
Lobsters in love: the evolution of trust --
Feeling oxytocin: the circuit that brings us home --
Bad boys: the complications of gender --
The disconnected: victims of abuse, bad genes, and bad ideas --
Where sex touches religion: stepping outside the self --
Moral markets: liquid trust and why greed isn't good --
A long and happy life: mimes creating bottom-up democracy.
Responsibility: by Paul J. Zak.

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"Paul Zak tells the remarkable story of how he discovered and explored the biochemistry of sympathy, love and trust with the narrative skill of a novelist. Philosophy, economics and biology have Read more...

 
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