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Zero degrees of empathy : a new theory of human cruelty and kindness

Author: Simon Baron-Cohen
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We have always struggled to explain why some people behave in the most evil way imaginable, while others are completely self-sacrificing. From the Nazi concentration camps of World War Two to the playgrounds of today, the author examines empathy, cruelty and understanding and looks at what exactly makes our behaviour uniquely human.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Baron-Cohen
ISBN: 9780141017969 0141017961
OCLC Number: 801384307
Notes: Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2011.
Description: xii, 195 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Simon Baron-Cohen.

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Is it possible that - rather than thinking in terms of 'good' and 'evil' - all of us instead lie somewhere on the empathy spectrum, and our position on that spectrum can be affected by both genes and  Read more...

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