|Author:||Frans de Waal,Alan Sklar|
|Title:||The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society|
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|ePUB size:||1480 kb|
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|Publisher:||Tantor Audio; Library - Unabridged CD edition (October 6, 2009)|
Empathy, de Waal says, is one of our most innate capacities, one that likely evolved from mammalian parental care. It begins in the body, a deep unconscious synchrony between mother and child that sets the tone for so many mammalian interactions. When someone smiles, we smile; when they yawn, we yawn; emotion is contagious. Jeff Warren, Globe & Mail "Given the nature of business survival in a competitive world, de Waal's clarion call that greed is out and empathy is in, may be a call we should all hear. The Age of Empathy is an interesting look at human empathy and what it can teach us how in becoming a better society. Dutch/American biologist with a P. in zoology and ethology and author of Our Inner Ape and others, Frans de Waal, takes the reader on a journey of empathy and its long evolutionary history.
The Age of Empathy book. Written in layman's prose with a wealth of anecdotes, wry humor, and incisive intelligence, The Age of Empathy is essential reading for our embattled times.
Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. 1. Letter to My Father. Also by frans de waal. Primates and Philosophers (2006). Our Inner Ape (2005).
An important and timely message about the biological roots of human kindness. -Desmond Morris, author of The Naked ApeAre we our brothers' keepers? Do we have an instinct for compassion? Or are we, as is often assumed, only on earth to serve our own survival and interests? In this thought-provoking book, the acclaimed author of Our Inner Ape examines how empathy comes naturally to a great variety of animals, including humans.
Waal, F. B. M. de (Frans B., 1948-. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book The age of empathy : nature's lessons for a kinder society, Frans de Waal ; with drawings by the author.
From AudioFile Biologist and ethologist Frans de Waal examines the role of empathy in human society and the animal world. Alan Sklar delivers an in-depth narration of fascinating stories about the ability of mammals to show sincere empathy, as well as examples portraying the lack of empathy sometimes displayed by humans. Sklar makes his way through scientific terms and Dutch phrases with accuracy and skill. The author feels that a more empathetic society would provide the deep human contact that many people need and find lacking today.
This Author: Frans de Waal. This Narrator: Alan Sklar. This Publisher: Tantor Audio. The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society. Is it really human nature to stab one another in the back in our climb up the corporate ladder? Competitive, selfish behavior is often explained away as instinctive, thanks to evolution and "survival of the fittest", but in fact, humans are equally hard-wired for empathy.
He has the entire animal kingdom in his view. In many ways the examples are the best parts of the book. Human empathic traits are easily recognizable in each of them
PDF On Mar 1, 2012, Christopher X. Jon Jensen and others published The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society by Frans de Waal. Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. The Age of Empathy: Nature’s Lessons for a. Kinder Society. New York: Three Rivers Press (Ran-. Can a book with a cover endorsement from Oprah. Winfrey’s Omagazine also be a serious chronicle of. behavioral science? In the case of Frans de Waal’s. The Age of Empathy, the answer is yes. to respond to mainstream social tropes that validate.