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Unto Others: The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior Elliott Sober

Unto Others: The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior

Elliott Sober

Published
ISBN : 9780674930476
Paperback
406 pages
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 About the Book 

No matter what we do, however kind or generous our deeds may seen, a hidden motive of selfishness lurks - or so science has claimed for years. This book tells readers differently. The authors demonstrate that unselfish behaviour is in fact anMoreNo matter what we do, however kind or generous our deeds may seen, a hidden motive of selfishness lurks - or so science has claimed for years. This book tells readers differently. The authors demonstrate that unselfish behaviour is in fact an important feature of both biological and human nature. Their book provides a panoramic view of altruism throughout the animal kingdom - from self-sacrificing parasites to insects that subsume in the superorganism of a colony to the human capacity for selflessness - even as it explains the evolutionary sense of such behaviour.